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Louis George Fivaz

Birthplace: South Africa
Death: November 19, 2006 (77)
Farm Mondebult, Steynsrus, Northern Free State, FS, South Africa (Murder - Farm Attack)
Immediate Family:

Son of Dirk Adriaan Fivaz and Hester Elizabeth Fivaz
Husband of Catharina Maria Fivaz
Father of Willem Emil Fivaz; Louis Fivaz; Ignatius Petrus Fivaz; Hannes Fivaz; Dirk Fivaz and 5 others
Brother of Hester Elizabeth Fletcher; Maria Magdalena Nagel; Magdalena Adriana Nagel; Ignatius Petrus Stephanus Paulus Fivaz; Dirk Adriaan Fivaz and 5 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Louis George Fivaz

Louis Fivaz (1929 - 2006)

Brief overview:

Louis (77), a long family member of former police commissioner George Fivaz and owner of Farm Mondebult near Steynrus, was bludgeoned to death on 19th November 2006. His friend Elizabeth Susanna Smit (69) and farm worker Molomontja Piet Seshaba (33) were also murdered, all found with multiple injuries inside the farm house.

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
    • Wrensch said apart Fivaz's Uno that was found abandoned, two cellphones were all that appeared to be missing.
  • Investigative officer/SAPS Case No:
  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

  • Number and Descriptions
  • Arrests
    • Superintendent Annelie Wrensch said four suspects - between the ages of 18 and 22 - were arrested on Tuesday night in Phomolong near Hennenman, and expected to appear in the Steynsrus magistrate's court on charges of murder, housebreaking and theft.
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction
    • Aaron Lifi Khamadi (22), Lekone Daniel Khamadi (20), and Fani Ledimo (20), all from Phomolong at Hennenman, were found guilty of murdering Louis Fivaz (77), a friend, Bettie Smit, and a farm worker, Piet Seshaba (35), on 20 November 2006 on the farm Modderbult outside Steynsrus.
    • Judge C.B. Cillié sentenced the three with life sentences each for the three murders, each serving 15 years imprisonment for burglary with intent to rob and aggravated robbery.
    • Khamadi was sentenced to a further three years and six months in prison for breaches of the Firearms Act.

Additional Biographical Information:

  • Official cause of death : Unnatural causes
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Louis George Fivaz's Timeline

August 20, 1929
South Africa
February 28, 1962
December 22, 1970
November 19, 2006
Age 77
Farm Mondebult, Steynsrus, Northern Free State, FS, South Africa
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