26-year-old Eastern Cape mallllgedly bludgeoned his 72-year-old mother to death in the early hours of Monday 21 February 2022 in Mondile street, Kwanobuhle.
It is alleged that around 02:00 am, the woman was sleeping in the leaving room of her deceased daughter when her son entered the room, it is when was an argument between the two that led to the son assaulting his mother repeatedly with a hammer.
The woman succumbed to her injuries on the scene and her son fled the scene.
Family members of the woman went to the police station and reported the incident and a murder docket was opened.
While police officers were at the scene they received a complaint of culpable homicide at the Kwanobuhle main road where it was alleged that a polo driver knocked a person.
Police responded to the scene where they found a male lying in the street who died before receiving any medical attention. the male was later identified as the son who allegedly murdered his mother and a case of culpable homicide was opened.
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