Police officer allegedly kills wife

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Owen Kock

Bloemfontein. – Police in Bloemfontein found one of their own, a constable from the K9-unit, who allegedly stabbed his wife to death at her place of work, Netcare at Pelonomi, just before midnight last night.

According to police spokesperson Harry Nagel, the off-duty officer asked security personnel to see his wife and was allowed access to where she was busy with work. Nagel says shortly afterwards security personnel heard screams.

"He was seen stabbing his wife several times before he fled the scene. His wife died at the scene. The reason for the attack is not known.  A case of murder is being investigated," Nagel said.