Simon Hyett Shepherd

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Simon Hyett Shepherd

Death: July 12, 2016 (80)
Umhlanga Hospital (Farm Attack)
Place of Burial: Tongaat, Durban Metro, KZN, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Harold Hyett Shepherd and Rosamund Clarence Shepherd
Partner of Private
Father of Private; Private; Private and Private
Brother of Patricia Elizabeth Bingham and Charles Hyatt Shepherd

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Simon Hyett Shepherd

Simon Shepherd (1936 – 2016)

Brief overview:

Simon (80), was brutally tortured on 19th June 2016 when two attackers gained entry to his house on his Misty Ridge farm, upper Tongaat. He and his wife Joy had been living on their farm for 52 years. Shepherd was beaten, chopped up with a cane knife, suffered multiple injuries which included broken ribs, deep gashes to his forehead, the skin from his arms and hands was ripped off. Shepherd was in an induced coma in ICU and passed a few weeks later on 12th July.

Rogers Ndlovu (27), a Zimbabwean national, was handed down life for premeditated murder, five years for house break-in, 15 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances and 15 years for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

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Simon Hyett Shepherd's Timeline

July 12, 2016
Age 80
Umhlanga Hospital
Tongaat, Durban Metro, KZN, South Africa