The wife of acclaimed artist Walter Meyer has been arrested for his murder.

News of his death emerged on Wednesday. Police said the 52-year-old painter‚ based in Upington‚ was “stabbed with a sharp object” on December 22.

On Thursday‚ police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Dimakatso Mooi said his 29-year-old wife Sophia Meyer was arrested in connection with his murder.

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