Man gets 17 years for girlfriend’s murder

Elroy November, 35, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old girlfriend, Amber Palvi, in the Vygieskraal squatter camp on Sunday July 23, say police. Amber died after being stabbed in her right arm. November was sentenced in the Wynberg Regional Court on Friday October 13 after pleading guilty to the charge, according to Athlone police station spokeswoman Sergeant Zita Norman.