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South Africa - Crime Victims: 2003 - 2004

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  • Jan Gabriel Labuschagne (1942 - 2003)
    Jan Labuschagne (1942 - 2003) Brief overview: Jan (60), died of a heart attack that doctors said was brought on by a knife attack at his shop in Indwe, during which he was stabbed seven times. “He w...
  • Gerhard van den Berg (1958 - 2003)
    Gerhard van den Berg (1958 - 2003) Brief overview: Gerhard (45), from the farm Klippan near Bothaville was shot and killed while trying to help fellow farmer Leonard Scholtz following an attack on h...
  • Pieter Lourens Liebenberg (1945 - 2004)
    Pieter "Piet" Liebenberg (1945 - 2004) Brief overview: Piet (58), was overpowered in his house in Wierda Park, Centurion, on the morning of February 24th 2004, tied up with electric cables, and stab...
  • Ghassie Myburg (1919 - 2004)
    Ghassie Myburg (1919 - 2004) Brief overview: Ghassie (85), and her husband, George Myburg (87), were attacked and murdered in their home in Randburg, Gauteng on 22nd February 2004. Ghassie was raped...
  • George Myburg (1917 - 2004)
    George Myburg (1917 - 2004) Brief overview: George (87), and his wife, Ghassie Myburg (85), were attacked and murdered in their home in Randburg, Gauteng on 22nd February 2004. Ghassie was raped bef...

“Robbery Related and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2003 to 31 March 2004


There are 148 victims remembered in this project

Urban Attacks - 26

Rural Attacks - 105

Business Attacks - 2

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings - 5

Outdoor Attacks - 9

Social Fabric - 1

Victims that do not fit the strict definition of a "Farm Attack" - 2

2003

2003 April

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

May

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

June

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Nicholas Goossen (41) 04/06/2003 Meadowbank farm, Vrede, FS (slashed throat found dead) media article
  • Thomas Ramsay (56) 13/06/2003 Hermansberg-Schormans farm, Nelspruit, MPL (stabbed dead) media article
  • Thelma Reynolds (f) (73) 16/06/2003 KwaDukuza (Stanger), KZN
  • Willie Griebenow (56) 16/06/2003 Walkerville, GP (stabbed to death on smallholding)
  • M. F Nair 50) 25/06/2003 Greytown, KZN
  • R Shaik 25/06/2003 Greytown, KZN

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

July

Suburban Attacks

  • John Munger (60) 04/07/2003 Geelhout St, Randpark Ridge, Honeydew, GP (shot in back of neck, multiple murder) media link
  • Brenda Munger (57) 04/07/2003 Geelhout St, Randpark Ridge, Honeydew, GP (shot in back of neck, multiple murder) media link

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

  • Sasha-Leigh Crook (8) 10/07/2003 Pelican Park on the Cape Flats, WC (beaten, stabbed to death, body found on open ground) media link
  • Leslie Cilliers (38) 23/06/2003 Contermanskloof Rd, Cape Town, WC (policeman shot with AK47 after an armed bank robbery) media ink

August

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Unnamed Woman 02/08/2003 Bethlehem reservoir, FS (found shot dead, awaiting report)
  • Janakie Moodley (45) 12/08/2003 Verulam, KZN (wife of Sunny shot dead on smallholding)
  • Sunny Moodley (55) 12/08/2003 Verulam, KZN (shot dead on his smallholding)
  • Piet Keebina (69) 13/08/2003 farm Leeufontein, Zeerust, NW (beaten to death) media article
  • Unnamed Victim 14/08/2003 Dunn-Zulu tribal land, Mtunzini, KZN (beaten to death with hammer)
  • Roseline Madgaremele (27) 20/08/2003 Tseki, EC (found shot dead in veld) media article
  • Thabo Madgaremele (13) 20/08/2003 Tseki, EC (son of Roseline, found shot dead in veld) media article
  • Kobus Nel (31) 21/08/2003 farm Sardinia, Bultfontein, FS (died of injuries after shooting attack)
  • Karel Petrus van der Walt (59) 26/08/2003 Oorsaak, Kroondal, NW (ambushed, found by wife shot dead) media link
  • R.H Fontana (f) (44) 08/2003 Barberton, MPL
  • Unknown Farmer & Family 08/2003 Verkeerdevlei, FS (killed on farm)

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

September

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Dos Santos 13/09/2003 Howick, KZN
  • Patrick Mabaza (58) 13/09/2003 Steynsburg, FS (shot dead by camouflaged man with assault rifle, multiple murder) media article
  • Kleinboy Vuma (60) 13/09/2003 Steynsburg, FS (shot dead by camouflaged man with assault rifle, multiple murder) media article
  • Unnamed Farmer 13/09/2003 Midlands, KZN (found murdered, name not released by police)
  • Frederick Naude “Fred” (65) 16/09/2003 Cullinan, GP (tortured, beaten to a pulp before execution at point-blank range)
  • Phillipus Buys “Flippie” (73) 17/09/2003 Weenen, KZN (hate crime) (oldest son Flip Buys jr. also murdered in a farm attack 06/091996) media article
  • Stanley Herbst “Stan“ (53) 20/09/2003 farm Balla/Bella, Pilgrim's Rest, MPL (shot in the chest) media article
  • Pieter de Jager “Piet” (69) 27/09/2003 Laatsgevonden farm, Levubu near Makhado, LP (executed by five men executed for criticising land reform, two shots to the head and one in the chest) media article
  • Unknown Farmer (f) 09/2003 outside Reddersburg, FS (killed on farm)

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

October

Suburban Attacks

  • Shirley Pretorius (70) 11/10/2003 Glen Austin, Johannesburg, GP (attacked by intruders, died as a result of her injuries) Wiki link

Farm Attacks

  • Roy Moodley (49) 02/10/2003 Mtunzini, KZN
  • B.W Seshoko (60) 02/10/2003 Sekgosese, LP
  • K Coetzee (28) 05/10/2003 Buhrmannsdrif, NW
  • P.J Labuschagne (65) 09/10/2003 Belfast, MPL
  • Koos Terblanche (52) 13/10/2003 Trentham, near Bethlehem, FS (tied up with an electric wire, throat slashed) media article
  • Female farmworker 13/10/2003 farm Marico, Thabazimbi, LP (raped, bludgeoned to death)
  • Male farmworker 13/10/2003 farm Marico, Thabazimbi, LP (bludgeoned to death)
  • Lindsay Moller 20/10/2003 Hillcrest, KZN

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

November

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Female Victim (87) 03-07/11/2003 farm, FS (frail woman murdered in an attack, 2 others injured)
  • G Govender 11/11/2003 Newark, KZN
  • Rina du Plessis (74) 23/11/2003 Malbourne farm, Tom Burke, LP (dentures rammed down throat, battered to death, husband Dup (75) injured) media article, media article
  • R Myasoor (f) 28/11/2003 KwaDukuza (Stanger), KZN
  • Henrietta Badenhorst (82) 29/11/2003 "Gister se Glorie" guesthouse, Cornelia farm, Clarens, FS (shot dead, loaded into their car and set alight, multiple murder) media article
  • Louis Badenhorst (81) 29/11/2003 "Gister se Glorie" guesthouse, Cornelia farm, Clarens, FS (shot dead, loaded into their car and set alight, multiple murder) media article
  • Mihanna Badenhorst (55) 29/11/2003 "Gister se Glorie" guesthouse, Cornelia farm, Clarens, FS (shot dead, loaded into their car and set alight, multiple murder) media article

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

December

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

2004 January

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Kenneth F Bell (?) 02/01/2004 Boksburg, GP (murdered car hijacking)

Outdoor Attacks

February

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

March

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks

Social Fabric Crimes

Victims that do not fit the strict definition of a "Farm Attack"