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Marian Bruwer

Death: June 25, 2018 (67-68) (Murder - Farm Attack)
Place of Burial: Vanstadensrus, Motheo, FS, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Wife of Gabriel Bruwer

Occupation: Farmers Wife
Managed by: Susan Jane Isikson (Parratt)
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About Marian Bruwer

Marian Bruwer (1950 - 2018)

Brief overview:

Marian (68), and her husband Gabriel "Choppie" (78) were found by a neighbour in the bedroom of their farm in Vanstedenrus, Wepener Free State - tied up, bound to chairs, blankets thrown over them , shot in head execution style, close range behind ears on 25th June 2018.

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
    • 2 Firearms, ammunition, mobile phones, laptop, jewellery, other items, suspects fled in a silver-grey Chevrolet Spark FWZ736FS.
  • Investigative officer/SAPS Case No:
    • Police spokesperson - Sgt Mosili Ntsika, Lt.Gen Moeketsi Sempa Investigating officers - Detective Constable Mosala Mositoane (Vanstenrus) Detective Constable Zanempi Ntuli (Wepener), Warrant Officer Koos Motapane
  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

  • Number and Descriptions
  • Arrests
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
    • Mzwandile Lande (31), Modiehi Makala (21), Lebohang Tladi (26), Thato Mokoena (31), Motlatsi Motsetse (20) and Tshediso Motankoba (26) - arrested days apart at separate places in Kanana township, Wepener.
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction
    • Charges - murder, housebreaking, theft, vehicle, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition Court appearances - 2/7/18, 3/7/17, 11/7/18 Sgt Sinah Mpakane, provincial police spokesperson said there was incriminating evidence against all 6 Perpetrators

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June 25, 2018
Age 68
Vanstadensrus, Motheo, FS, South Africa