Charles Henry Du Preez Martinson

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Charles Henry Du Preez Martinson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Vredefort, Orange Free State, South Africa
Death: September 13, 2005 (75)
Hartsvallei, Warrenton, Diamandveld, NC, South Africa (Murder - Farm Attack)
Immediate Family:

Son of Andries Pieter Martinson and Hester Sofia Martinson
Husband of Private
Brother of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 2 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Susan Jane Isikson (Parratt)
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About Charles Henry Du Preez Martinson

Charles Henry Du Preez Martinson (1930 - 2005)

Brief overview:

Charles (75), was murdered with a heavy blunt object on his farm in Hartsvallei, near Warrenton, NW Province on 13th September 2005. An employee found Martinson the following morning lying on the bed in his bedroom with his hands and feet tied with a rope and pantyhose and a lounge suite chair on top of him," Captain Tony Modise said. Police arrested two suspects, aged 18 and 28. They were from Jan Kempdorp and Shaleng, and arrested at Mamutla near Taung. "The investigating team recovered the deceased's bakkie, lounge suite, electrical appliances, CDs, bedding, microwave and coffee table," Modise said. A third man handed himself over to the police two days after the police arrested the other two suspects. The three appeared in the Warrenton magistrate's court.

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  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

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Charles Henry Du Preez Martinson's Timeline

1930
February 13, 1930
Vredefort, Orange Free State, South Africa
2005
September 13, 2005
Age 75
Hartsvallei, Warrenton, Diamandveld, NC, South Africa