A boy have been arrested by the Cape Town police on Sunday in connection with the murder of a 76-year-old woman from Manenberg.

The 15-year-old is believed to be related to the victim.

Captain FC van Wyk, Western Cape police spokesperson said the woman’s body was found with multiple stab wounds at her home in Manenberg. Her son discovered her body.

Van Wyk said “According to our reports, the half-naked body was found with multiple stab wounds to the upper body. We’ve opened a case of murder for further investigation”.

The teenager was arrested a few hours after the case was reported. According to Van Wyk, he will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court soon.