Woman held for husband's murder

Neighbours said there was a history of domestic violence at the couple’s Welbekend home.

FILE: Police tape closes off a crime scene. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A Pretoria woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of her husband, Gauteng police confirmed on Thursday.

The 39-year-old woman from Welbekend allegedly shot and killed her husband at their home.

Captain Doniah Mothutsane said there may have been a history of violence.

"The neighbour who called the police said there had been several instances of domestic violence."

The woman was apparently a heavy drinker.

Police recovered 43 rounds of live ammunition.

The suspect will appear in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate's Court on Friday.