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SAPS investigate murder case in Lady Grey


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Eastern Cape

EASTERN CAPE - Lady Grey Detectives is investigating a murder case after a 28 year old male passed on at the Lady Grey hospital.

It is alleged that the incident was reported to the SAPS on the Monday, 13 March 2023 at 09:00 by the hospital staff after the man passed away in hospital the previous evening.

On further investigation it is alleged that a group of men visiting from East Londen and men from Khwezi Naledi Township were all enjoying themselves at a local tavern when a quarrel started and a 28 year old male were stabbed in the neck and rushed to the hospital.

At this stage the investigation is continuing and no arrest has been made yet. If any person can assist with information they can contact the investigating officer Sgt Fikizolo at 073 49 048 73 or 067 709 86 47 and office nr 051-633 1430

The District Commissioner Maj Genl Lindelwa Vellem condemned the death of this young man.

A task team have been established to assist Lady Grey SAPS with the investigation.


Captain Ursula Roelofse
082 779 7109