A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 73-year-old Bloemfontein resident, Free State police said on Friday.
The 23-year-old was arrested in Phase 5 in Mangaung on Friday morning at 05:00 following a tip-off, police spokesperson Captain Chaka Marope said.
“The man was found in possession of a cellphone that belongs to the deceased,” said Marope.
He will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
A neighbour, who last saw him four days previously found his kitchen door open around 08:00. It was believed that Knoetzer was killed during a robbery.
Source – News24