17-Year-old arrested for grandmother’s murder

KIMBERLEY- Groblershoop police are investigating a case of murder, subsequent to the death of a 64-year-old woman. A 17-year-old boy has been arrested, and charged with the murder in connection with the incident. The deceased was the suspect’s grandmother. The incident happened yesterday, Thursday, 18 April 2019, at Seekoei Street, in Grootdrink just outside Groblershoop.

Our preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect could have had an argument with his grandmother which resulted in the fatality.

The suspect was arrested on the scene. He will appear before the Groblershoop Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 23 April 2019, on a charge of murder.

Source: South African Police Service