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Elderly NWD man dies following arrow stabbing

A North West District (NWD) man died this morning (April, 02) after being stabbed about his body with an arrow.

Dead is 64 year-old John Joseph, of Triangle Backdam, NWD.

 A police media release stated, Joseph, intervened in an argument between a man and his son and shot the man with an arrow to his chest.

The unidentified man then pulled the arrow out and stabbed Joseph to his body several times. The elderly man died on his way to the hospital to the Baramita Health Centre.

The suspect was treated and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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