News 14.9.2017 11:23 am

Man stabbed to death in a tavern

close-up of man holding knife smeared with blood and still dripping.

close-up of man holding knife smeared with blood and still dripping.

The motive for the stabbing is unknown, but police have opened up a case docket of murder.

A 27-year-old man died shortly after being stabbed in a tavern near the Madala Hostel in Sinqobile, Krugersdorp.

A 40-year-old witness said he left the man at a local tavern and went to another one on Sunday. While at the second tavern, he noticed the man stumbling towards him, Krugersdorp News reported.

“He told me that he had been stabbed. I decided to run to his parents’ home to inform them. When I returned with his parents, he had already died,” said the witness.

The victim sustained stab wounds to the upper body.

The motive for the stabbing is unknown, but police have opened up a case docket of murder.

They are appealing to members of the public to come forward with information that can lead to the successful arrest of the perpetrator(s).

Anyone with information can call Kagiso Police on 011 696 9000/ 9059 / 9065 / 9068 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. The public can also use the free tip-off number and SMS 32211, and remain anonymous.

 – Caxton News Service

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