Tongaat Residents Reeling In Shock Following Murder

TONGAAT: Denver Marimuthoo a 28-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has been arrested following the gruesome stabbing of his wife. Security companies and local police authorities were called to the scene of the crime in Watsonia Drive after the landlord made the gruesome discovery.

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The woman was found with multiple stab wounds and declared dead on the scene by paramedics.

“It is alleged that on Sunday at 07.25, Tongaat police attended to a complaint of a murder that took place at a residential home on Watsonia Drive. On arrival they discovered that a 31-year-old woman had been stabbed multiple times and was already certified dead by paramedics.

“A member of the community told the police that he heard the woman screaming for help and went to investigate. When he got to the house he stumbled into a man known to the victim who was aggressive and pushed him before fleeing the scene in his vehicle,”

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele

The chairperson of the Tongaat Community Forum, Nazir Sadack says the community are shocked and are in disbelief regarding what happened.

Marimuthoo was arrested at his parents’ residence in Stanger after he fled the scene where his 31-year-old wife of less than three months died.


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Source input: SABC NEWS | SowetanLIVE

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