Women stabbed to death on packed train

A 31-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a man on a packed commuter train near Stellenbosch on Wednesday morning, Western Cape police said.

"When the train stopped at Muldersvlei station, a man jumped into the carriage, went straight to the woman and stabbed her several times," Captain Rene Matthee said.

"The carriage was full. It was peak-hour."

Matthee said railway police arrested a suspect on the train.

The motive for the crime was unclear.

Report ID: 305
Crime Category: Murder
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: Stellenbosch
Suburb: Muldersvlei
Address: Muldersvlei station
Crime Date/Time: 28 Apr 2010, 00:04 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 28 Apr 2010, 19:04 PM
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