Man with stab wounds dies at Livingstone Hospital, police trace crime to Bethelsdorp

A man has died after he was stabbed multiple times during the early hours of yesterday morning, October 9.

At approximately 04:30, police were summoned to Livingstone Hospital where the body of 23-year-old Delano Maroon was pointed out with multiple stab wounds. He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.

Police spokesperson, Capt. Sandra Janse van Rensburg, said that the detectives successfully traced the crime to Riemvasmaak in Extension 27, Bethelsdorp.

“During the investigation, the suspect (28) was immediately identified, traced and apprehended in Extension 22. The motive for the murder is under investigation,” she said.

He is expected to appear in the Gqeberha Magistrate’s Court tomorrow on a charge of murder.

Source: SAPS media statement