A 22-year-old woman was stabbed eight times allegedly by her boyfriend in their flat in Berea, Johannesburg, after he accused her of stealing his money.
Perfect Ncube died on Friday from her stab wounds allegedly inflicted by her 23-year-old boyfriend. Neighbours said the couple got into an argument over the missing money before the fatal stabbing.
The boyfriend was arrested and is expected to appear in court today on charges of murder. Neighbour Mthunzi Ngwenya said he heard the couple fight over money. “At first they were just talking, but they started shouting at each other. Then Perfect started screaming and asking for help.”
Ngwenya said the boyfriend threatened to shoot neighbours who attempted to enter his room.
“This guy then came out of their room and slammed the door behind him and walked out. There was a stream of blood coming from under the door. I then went in and found her lying on the floor with stab wounds on her stomach and chest,” he said.
Police spokesperson Moscow Shihambe said Ncube was declared dead on the scene.