Carletonville woman murdered by boyfriend

A woman was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend in yet another gender-based violence incident this weekend.

A woman was murdered, allegedly by her boyfriend, in Carletonville over the weekend.

The police found the victim, Esther Mtswaki Ganelwe (53), at her home in Rautenbach Street at approximately 06:00 on Sunday.

She had been stabbed several times with a knife in her upper body and buttocks. She had already passed away from her injuries. The police arrested her 52-year-old boyfriend shortly after the incident. 

A case of murder is being investigated.

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