KZN man kills wife before attempting suicide

It’s understood the woman was stabbed to death after an argument at a local taxi rank.

FILE: The man is in hospital under police guard after turning the knife on himself. Picture: sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - A man has allegedly murdered his wife and attempted suicide inside a minibus taxi near Durban.

It's understood the 35-year-old woman was stabbed to death by the suspect believed to be her husband after an argument at a local taxi rank.

The man is in hospital under police guard after turning the knife on himself.

The police's Thulani Zwane said, "The husband was also found with stab wound on his stomach and it is believed after stabbing his wife he then stabbed himself. He was rushed to hospital where he is under police guard and once he is discharged he will be facing a charge of murder."