Prisoner dies after being forcefully restrained from stabbing warden

A prisoner at the St Albans Correctional Centre in Port Elizabeth died on Friday when he had to be “forcefully restrained” after he attacked and stabbed an official about seven times. “We can confirm an unfortunate incident at St Albans Correctional Centre, Medium A, whereby a remand detainee attacked and stabbed an official multiple times.… Continue reading Prisoner dies after being forcefully restrained from stabbing warden

Top cop arrested 102 suspects, recovered 56 vehicles in one year

Warrant Officer Severiano Blundin has done it again. The Port Elizabeth police officer has, for the second time, won the police’s national award for his commitment and dedication to fighting crime across the province. And this time around, Blundin, 33, also walked away with a new car. He won the national Tracker Award and the… Continue reading Top cop arrested 102 suspects, recovered 56 vehicles in one year

Injured teen dies day after hearing she’d passed matric

A Port Elizabeth family has been left devastated after their teen daughter died on Thursday after succumbing to injuries sustained in a car accident. The Westering High School matriculant, Megan Pistorius (19) died at Livingstone Hospital, a day after she learnt she had passed her matric. She had been in hospital for five days after… Continue reading Injured teen dies day after hearing she’d passed matric

Wheelchair-bound PE man stabbed to death during robbery

A man was stabbed to death in his home in Kunene Park, Port Elizabeth, in an apparent robbery, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday. Colonel Priscilla Naidu said the 66-year-old man, identified as Mark John Mullen, reportedly had a friend over a visit around 14:45 on Friday. “Mullen’s wife arrived home at about 16:40 and… Continue reading Wheelchair-bound PE man stabbed to death during robbery