13 August 2017

South Africa: Elderly Women Arrested for Murder - Port Elizabeth

press release

Walmer detectives arrested an elderly 82-year-old woman for murder.

It is alleged that at about 04:00 this morning, the woman woke up her neighbours in Elijah Street Walmer location and reported that she set some of the shacks alight (3 in total).

One body was found in one of the shacks. Identity of the deceased person is not yet known. The reason for setting the shacks on fire is yet to be established. The fire brigade was on the scene and extinguished the fires.

The woman was arrested for murder and will appear in court soon.

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