The latest South African crime statistics were likened to those of a war zone. Here’s how farm murders factor into the report.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has released the South African crime statistics for 2017/2018, describing the results as something out of a ‘war zone’.
Cathy van Oudtshoorn’s life story hasn’t trodden a well-worn track, and it went completely off the rails when she was accused of murdering her father/husband.
An elderly woman has been accused of fatally shooting her son, after she adamantly refused his intention to put her in a nursing home
South Africans have seen our fair share of murder cases unfolding so far this year, and a few of those have been followed in great detail.
This daytime hit in Bellville is a clear illustration that some criminals have no fear of being brought to justice. Pretty chilling stuff.
Emile Cilliers failed miserably in his plot to kill his wife, which included an elaborate attempt to sabotage her parachute during a skydive.
In a country that sees its fair share of murders, the case of the Krugersdorp Killers still manages to induce shock. The deeper you go, the stranger it gets.
It’s disturbing enough to find one foot washed ashore, but over the past 11 years there have been 14 feet found in British Columbia.
Grisly CCTV footage of Sandile Mantsoe disposing of his slain girlfriend’s body has emerged, proving that some people are absolute trash.
Depending on who you believe, William Riley Gaul either murdered his ex-girlfriend in cold blood or did so in error. Shades of Oscar Pretorius in this one.
Slain university student Zolile Khumalo’s alleged killer was practically beaming as he stood in the dock and imitated pulling gun triggers.
Appearing in the Cape Town High Court yesterday, Michael Holmes told the court how, during a phone call, the murder accused opened up to him.
Appearing in court earlier today, a sobbing Rob Packham was granted bail. He’ll be glad to leave Pollsmoor behind, but there are certain conditions attached.
As more questions are asked about the motive behind the murder of Gill Packham, it is alleged that husband Rob “had an addiction that involved handcuffs and whips”.
Another year, another set of statistics that once again prove Cape Town has plenty of work to do. Not the kind of list you want to feature on, really.
Appearing in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court yesterday, the court heard that alleged murderer Robert Packham tried to get crafty.
I remember being terrified after watching ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’, but at no point did I feel the desire to murder someone. That wasn’t the case with Jemma Lilley.
Murdered in their home last week, more information about the execution-style killing of Angelo Dimov and Nessie Peeva has now come to light.
After nobody arrived to pick up their daughter from school, alarms were raised about the whereabouts of a Bergvliet couple.
Brian Wainstein, infamously known as the “Steroid King”, was murdered last year at his home in Constantia. This chilling phone call might have something to do with it.
After deliberately driving over Brian Deneke, killing him in the process, Dustin Camp escaped without jail time. Now, 21 years later, the crime is being revisited.
If you happen to live in a big enough city, Tinder is packed to the rafters with options. Not all of those options result in a happy ending, though.