While many celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday with beautiful luncheons and heartfelt messages, four children in Lambert’s Bay lost their mother after their father fatally stabbed her.
Liezel Toontjies, 28, was a mother of four children all between the ages of 16 and 1 years old. According to reports, Toontjies and her boyfriend, who is also the father of her children, got into an argument on Sunday, he grabbed her by the arm and allegedly stabbed her. She succumbed to her wounds on the scene.
Reports say the man, who is in his 30s, is expected to appear in court for murder.