Ntokozo Mayenzi Xaba
‘The suspect is believed to be Ntokozo’s boyfriend and he was the last person she was seen with before she died’
Police have arrested a young man, Ngcebo Thusi, in Pretoria over the death of his girlfriend, Ntokozo Mayenzi Xaba, 20.
Ntokozo, a third-year student of Tshwane University of Technology, died after she was allegedly stabbed severally by her boyfriend on February 2, 2023, in her residence in Ekhaya Junction, Pretoria, South Africa.
Ntokozo’s friends notified security at her student accommodation after not being able to reach her phone.
Security personnel went to inspect Ntokozo’s apartment and upon arrival, they found her dead with multiple stab wounds on her upper body.
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The South African Police Service (SAPS) were notified and after further investigation a male suspect was arrested on a charge for murder.
The suspect is believed to be Ntokozo’s boyfriend and he was the last person she was seen with before she died.
The motive behind the murder has not yet been established at press time.