Joburg woman confesses to stabbing boyfriend to death during argument

A 26-year-old woman is behind bars after fatally stabbing her live-in boyfriend during a heated argument inside their shack in Tshepisong, west of Johannesburg, on Tuesday. 

Police spokesperson Capt Solomon Sibiya said the incident occurred in the middle of the night.

“This morning [Tuesday] at about 7am, our sector police members received a complaint of murder at Tshepisong west, commonly known as ‘Ebumnandini’, and proceeded to the scene,” he said

“Upon arrival … they found the suspect, who voluntarily confessed to the murder of her boyfriend. She informed the police that she had a heated argument with the deceased, which led to a physical fight.”

Sibiya said the woman told officers that she took a knife and stabbed the man, who is in his early 30s. The man was declared dead at the scene.