One suspect arrested for elderly man’s murder

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Shockwaves surged through Newcastle, following the tragic death of a 90-year-old man from Arbor Park on May 1.

Police now have one suspect in custody. This follows a joint operation by Newcastle Detectives, Newcastle K9 Unit and Osizweni police.

According to the Newcastle Police Communications Department, three suspects attempted to sell the elderly man’s car in Osizweni. The department explains the joint operation was then conducted to apprehend the suspects.

During the operation, one of the suspects was arrested. The suspect was subsequently linked to the murder.

While the suspect has appeared in court, the case has been remanded until June 29, where the suspect will appear at Newcastle Magistrate Court.

Newcastle Police Communications Department emphasises that police investigations into the matter continues.

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