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Trevor Rees

Death: February 07, 2017 (79)
Edendale hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KZN, South Africa (Murder - Farm Attack)
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About Trevor Rees

Trevor Rees (1937 – 2017)

Brief overview:

Trevor (79) was attacked bound and beaten over two days by a gang of farm attackers on his farm Pudsey and died after several days in the Edendale hospital. He was shot and tortured by his attackers.

“They beat him badly and tied his arms behind his back with electrical wire. They managed to get into his safe and took some money and other valuables before leaving‚” Deavin added. He said that Rees had told medics that his attackers returned a day later.

Brief Biography:

  • Other Victims/Family
  • Funeral/Memorial
  • The Farm/Smallholding
  • The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.)
    • The attack on Rees is the second violent farm robbery in the area in less than a week. A week prior‚ Gavin Carter was shot and killed on the farm West Ilsley.

Attack Details:

  • Date and time of attack
  • Weapons
  • Items Stolen
    • Rees’ bakkie and variety of valuables.
  • Investigative officer/SAPS Case No:
  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
    • For two days, Rees was tortured at the hands of his attackers. Police say it appeared the men had used a set of pliers to pinch his skin and poured bleach down his throat. They beat him to a pulp and shot him twice. When Rees’ employees found him, he was lying in a pool of blood, desperately clinging to life. Sadly, his injuries were too severe and he died in hospital a few days later.
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

  • Number and Descriptions
  • Arrests
    • Three men were arrested in connection with the brutal attack.
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction

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Trevor Rees's Timeline

February 7, 2017
Age 79
Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KZN, South Africa