Son arrested for alleged murder of his father

King William's Town: Willowvale Police arrested a 37-year-old man for alleged murder of his father aged 67. It is alleged that both men were at their common ancestral home at Shixini Locality, Xonyeni Village, Willowvale on Friday 28 September 2018 at about 23:30.

According to information both drew their knives and began to stab each other during an alleged argument. The father was fatally wounded and died on the scene. Willowvale Police were called and they acted swiftly resulting in the arrest of the son (37).

Police are investigating. The identity of the deceased is still being withheld as some of his children are working outside the Eastern Cape Province and are yet to be informed of his murder. The suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Monday, 01 October 2018 on a charge of murder.

Source: South African Police Service