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Man (36) arrested in Northern Cape for raping, murdering mother

Police said that the mother and her 36-year-old son had been drinking under a tree in Rietvale on Sunday night.

Handcuffs. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - A man has been arrested in the Northern Cape in connection with the rape and murder of his mother.

Police said that the mother and her 36-year-old son had been drinking under a tree in Rietvale on Sunday night.

It’s understood the man then attacked her and was caught in the act by a passerby.

She didn't survive the rape.

He's expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

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