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Brent Gibbons

Death: July 24, 2016 (45)
Fonteintjie, Steynsburg, Joe Gqabi District Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Murder, Farm Attack)
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About Brent Gibbons

Brent Gibbons (1971 – 2016)

Brief overview :

Brent was attacked and killed on his farm in Steynsburg.

Brief Biography:

  • The Victim and Family
    • Brent and Willemien have three daughters, aged three, five and eight years.
  • The Farm
    • Farm Fonteintjie
  • The Region (disputes other incidents etc.)

Attack Details:

  • Date and time of attack

A farmer on a neighbouring farm was notified by Gibbons' wife, Willlemien, at around 8 o'clock on Sunday night that an intruder had shot her husband several times in the kitchen doorway, as soon as the suspect saw Willemien, he shot her as well, before fleeing the scene on foot.

“The attack appears to have been carefully planned, but we suspect that robbery was not the motive,” said AgriEC in a statement.

  • Weapons
    • A firearm was used.
  • Items Stolen
    • Nothing Stolen
  • SAPS Case No:
  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

  • Descriptions

Not a single person has come forward with information, this after members of the north eastern cape farming community raised a R100 000 reward for an arrest and successful conviction of the perpetrator.

Anyone with information can contact Colonel Bosch at the Aliwal-North police station on 082 779 7107

  • Been Caught?
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction

Additional Biographical Information

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Brent Gibbons's Timeline

July 24, 2016
Age 45
Steynsburg, Joe Gqabi District Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa