Cape Town man held for stabbing mother and twin sister to death

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Cape Town man held for stabbing mother and twin sister to death

Dave Chambers | 2017-02-04 16:23:01.0

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A 22-year-old Cape Town man has been arrested for murdering his mother and twin sister.

Police said the killings happened early on Saturday when the man arrived at his home in Lwandle‚ Somerset West‚ where the two women were asleep.

“The suspect allegedly stabbed both victims before fleeing the scene on foot. Both victims‚ aged 60 and 22‚ died due to their injuries. The motive is unknown at this stage‚” said police spokeswomen Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

“At about 11.45am a community member informed the police about the whereabouts of the suspect. Police arrested the suspect on the N2 highway. A case of double murder is under investigation and the suspect will appear in court once charged.”

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