Thembalethu teen expected in court on murder charge

The 18-year-old allegedly stabbed his 16-year-old friend while the two were on their way home.

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CAPE TOWN - An 18-year-old will appear in the George Magistrates court today on a charge of murder.

It's alleged the youth stabbed a 16-year-old boy in Thembalethu on Monday.

The teenager later died from his injuries.

The police's Malcolm Poje says, "According to information, they were on their way home when the suspect stabbed the victim from behind in the left shoulder. He went to the clinic, but as they entered the clinic, the victim unfortunately succumbed to the injuries he sustained."