Sophia man slapped with murder charge

Murder accused: Randy Wiggins

Randy Wiggins, of D Field Reserve Dam, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was on Monday slapped with a murder charge and appeared before Magistrate Rushelle Liverpool at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Courts.
It is alleged that the 26-year-old man on February 8, at C Field Reserve Dam, Sophia, murdered Kevin Smith. The murder accused returns to court on March 24.
Police said that on February 8 about 18:30h, 36-year-old Smith was at home when he was attacked by Wiggins, who was armed with a knife and allegedly went to the house to evict the now dead man. As a result, a scuffle ensued and it was then Wiggins reportedly stabbed the man about his body.
Smith fell to the ground and died almost immediately. Wiggins then made good his escape, but was later apprehended by the Police. (G1)