Police in Dennilton, Limpopo arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly being involved in the murder of his wife. The murder took place at Moteti Extension Slovo, Dennilton, Sekhukhune a week ago.

The arrest emanates from a horrible incident discovered by community members who found a lifeless body of a woman along the road in the early hours of Monday 3 July 2023.

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It is alleged that the suspect was the last person to be seen with the deceased on Sunday, 2 July. The two were at the local tavern and they later left. It appears that while walking home, the duo had a heated argument and fought resulting in the suspect who fled the scene and left the woman in a pool of blood.

Man [42] hands himself for the murder of his wife in Dennilton, Limpopo
Dennilton road sign

The suspect immediately left his home and went to his hiding place at KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga Province

The Police and Emergency personnel were called to the scene and on arrival the wife was certified dead. A case of murder was opened. The Police commenced an Investigation that resulted in a search operation aimed at arresting the suspect.


Ultimately the suspect handed himself over at KwaMhlanga Police Station after a couple of days on the run.

The motive for the killing is still unknown. He will appear before Dennilton Magistrate’s Court soon on a charge of Murder.