Teenager stabbed to death in North West

File: The victim succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to a local clinic.  

File: The victim succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to a local clinic.  

MOOINOOI - Police have confirmed that a North West teen was arrested in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old boy.

Felies Sithembile was on his way home from school when the suspect -- who is a learner at another school -- allegedly stabbed him with a knife.

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Police spokesperson Col Adele Myburgh said Sithembile was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect fled the scene but was later handed over to police by his parents.

He is expected to appear in court soon and Myburgh said he will be processed in terms of the Child Justice Act.

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eNCA