WANTED BY SAPS: Port Alfred Detectives are Seeking Assistance in Tracing a Wanted Suspect
Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison
South African Police Service
King Williams Town: Port Alfred detectives are seeking the assistance of the community in tracing a suspect who is wanted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend and the attempted murder of his 9-year-old son. A Warrant of Arrest has been issued for Eric Meyers alias "Ntroko" is being sought by the SAPS.
On 07 October 2018, the suspect stabbed his ex-girlfriend several times to
the upper body. She died at the scene. The suspect also threatened to kill his young son and himself. His son now lives with a relative who was also injured during the traumatic ordeal.
Several attempts by the SAPS to locate the suspect have been unsuccessful. Rumours in the community suggest that the suspect has committed suicide, however no such reports have been received by the authorities.
The identity of the suspect is not in dispute as he was identified by several eyewitnesses who know him including close relatives.
The suspect should be considered dangerous and possibly armed with knives. He is about 1,85m tall. He is fair in complexion and slender built. He is about 45 years of age.
Any person with information on this suspect to contact the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111 or the investigating officer Constable John Groep on 078 705 9840.
Enquiries: Captain Mali Govender - 0827797123