De Doorns woman beaten to death by boyfriend

The police's Frederick Van Wyk says officers have arrested a 25-year-old man.

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CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating the murder of a 26-year-old woman in De Doorns. The young mother, who lived on the Vergenoegd Farm was allegedly beaten to death with a shovel by her boyfriend.

The murder occurred over the weekend.

The police's Frederick Van Wyk says officers have arrested a 25-year-old man.

“A murder case was registered for further investigation. And according to our reports, the suspect and the victim had an argument which ended up with a fight. The suspect hit the victim over the head with a spade. She died due to injuries sustained.”