Man stabbed to death in CBD hospital’s consultation room

A man was stabbed to death at a doctor's consultation room at Louis Pasteur hospital on Thursday. Photo: Stock

A 23-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly killed a man in a consultation room at Louis Pasteur hospital in Pretoria Central on Thursday.

Police spokesperson constable Tumisang Moloto said the deceased was allegedly attacked and stabbed to death.

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“The incident happened around 13:00, and the victim and the attacker were apparently the only ones in the room,” said Moloto.

“The suspect was disarmed by security following a swift response and the victim sustained multiple stabbed wounds on the upper body.”

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Moloto said the motive for the killing was still unknown.

He said the man was facing a charge of murder and was expected to appear in the Atteridgeville Magistrate’s court soon.

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