Denver Marimuthoo, has been arrested by police. He disappeared after his wife was found murdered at their Tongaat home outside Durban.
The murder of Roxanne Marimuthoo has left the Tongaat community in shock. NewsliteSA earlier reported that a manhunt was underway for Denver Marimuthoo.
A manhunt is underway for Denver Marimuthoo. His wife was found dead, in a pool of blood, at their home in Watsonia, Tongaat, this morning. It's alleged the couple had an argument, when the wife was stabbed multiple times. Anyone with info can contact 10111. @etvNewsSA Pics: RUSA pic.twitter.com/RBnT1yvFTT— Nabeelah Shaikh (@Nabeelah_Shaikh) March 1, 2020
At approximately 07:41 the Reaction Unit South Africa Tongaat Operations Center received a call from a property owner in Watsonia – Tongaat requesting assistance after he found his female tenant lying in a pool of blood.
On arrival Reaction Officers found the Tongaat SAPS in attendance. It was established that the couple were involved in an argument when Denver stabbed his wife multiple times before fleeing in a blue Hyundai i10 with registration NJ 70350. Paramedics were called to the scene however the victim had already succumb to her injuries.
Marimuthoo was apprehended at his parent’s residence by South African police.