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Henry Kirsten

Death: March 02, 2017 (51-59)
Mooiplaats, Pretoria, GP, South Africa (Murder - Farm Attack)
Occupation: Smallholder
Managed by: Susan Jane Isikson (Parratt)
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About Henry Kirsten

Henry Kirsten (+- 1962 - 2017)

Brief overview:

Henry (50s), was murdered in a Farm Attack, on Thursday, March 2, around 21h19, when a gang of men attacked the Kirsten couple residing on a Mooiplaats smallholding, situated in Boschkop, Tshwane. Henry was shot and died at the scene.

Five-armed suspect’s overpowered two security guards near the fence hit them over their head with a gun and tied them up. Two suspects guarded the outside of the house while the other five went inside. The suspects proceeded toward the lounge and shot Henry Kirsten in the upper chest then tied him up. The suspects demanded money and keys to the safe. The attackers also wanted to know where their teenage son was. Apparently, their son was not at home at the time.

Brief Biography:

  • Other Victims/Family
  • Funeral/Memorial
  • The Farm/Smallholding
  • The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.)

Attack Details:

  • Date and time of attack
  • Weapons
  • Items Stolen
    • A firearm, mobile phones, a flashlight, and American dollars
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  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

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  • Arrests
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction

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Henry Kirsten's Timeline

March 2, 2017
Age 55
Pretoria, GP, South Africa