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Man accused of killing girlfriend over ‘love bite’ due in court

Soweto police believe the 21-year-old man killed his girlfriend after spotting a ‘love bite’ on her neck.

FILE: Picture: Freeimages.com.

JOHANNESBURG - A Soweto man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death, allegedly over a love bite, is due to appear in court on Friday.

Police suspect the 21-year-old man stabbed his 19-year-old girlfriend multiple times in the upper body on Wednesday.

It's believed he killed her after spotting a 'love bite' on her neck.

The police's Mpande Khoza says the man tried to run away.

“The police arrested the suspect at home during an attempted suicide. He’s currently in police custody and will appear in court on Friday.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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