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South Africa - Crime Victims: 2006 - 2007

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  • Ronald Makgatho (1979 - 2006)
    Ronald Makgatho (1979 - 2006) Brief overview: Ronald (27), from Mamehlabe Village, Ga-Matlala disappeared in 2006 while staying in Soshanguve, Tshwane. A witness tipped off his family and the police...
  • Moonlight Gordon (1976 - 2006)
    Moonlight Gordon (1976 - 2006) Brief overview: Moonlight (30), a court interpreter was found shot dead about ten metres from his parked car inUmsunduzi in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, police said on ...
  • Christopher Desmond Naisby (1988 - 2006)
    Christopher Naisby (1988 - 2006) Brief overview: Christopher (17), was stabbed to death at his home in Hilton on 23/06/2006 Christopher and his parents had arrived home, almost simultaneously, but ...
  • Losire Ramotswiri (1982 - 2006)
    Losire Ramotswiri (1982 - 2006) Brief overview: Losire (24), was injured in a deliberately set Sunnyside, Pretoria hotel fire and later died. A woman in a nearby room, Concelia Mare (20), was stra...
  • Concelia Mare (1986 - 2006)
    Concelia Maré (1986 - 2006) Brief overview: Concelia (20), was murdered in a Pretoria Hotel room in Sunnyside in May 2006. She was strangled, and her head pulverised with a rock. The hotel room was ...

“Robbery Related and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007


There are 197 victims remembered in this project

Suburban and other category Attacks - 124

Farm Attacks - 73

  • This figure includes 2 couples killed during a suburban home invasion
  • This figure includes 3 farming couples killed between 30/05/2006 - 17/12/2006

2006 April

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Hijackings Road Attacks

May

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

June

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Hijacking/Vehicle Attacks

July

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking / Road Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

August

Urban Attacks

  • Leon John Crous (46) 07/08/2006 Milnerton, Cape Town, WC (DOB : 14/06/1960) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - Case Ref: DR1544/2006)
  • Peter Henry Jacobs (93) 13/08/2006 Robin Acres, Randburg, GP (bludgeoned to death in home) media article
  • Annemarie Alma Jacobs (77) 13/08/2006 Robin Acres, Randburg, GP (bludgeoned to death in home) media article
  • Marius de Jager (42) 20/08/2006 Braamfontein, GP (DOB : 02/09/1964) (Official cause of death : Unnatural - Case Ref: 1754/06)
  • Sven Tideman (66) 25/08/2006 Rietondale, Pretoria, GP (shot dead) media article media article, media article
  • Jacques Botha (27) 28/08/2006 Rustenburg, NW (ID Number : 7908295007089) (Cause of death : UNNATURAL CAUSES DR542/06)
  • Rene Venter (32) 31/08/2006 Douglasdale, Johannesburg, GP (battered to death with a bat) media article media article media article

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

September

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Leon Vermaak 07/09/2006 Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, EC (shot dead in an armed robbery at his shop) media link

Hijackings / Road Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

October

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

November

Urban Attacks

  • Daniel Francois Malan van den Berg (51) 18/11/2006 Welkom, MP (DOB : 22/05/1955) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - Case Ref: WDR642\06)

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle/Hijacking Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

December

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Victims

Hijackings Road Attacks

2007

January

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking Victims

Business Attacks

  • Ruan Ferreira (21) 31/01/2007 Rustenburg, NW (petrol poured over him and set alight 29/01, passed away in hospital two days later) media report

February

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attack

March

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Dieter Scholtz (?) 13/03/2007 Loaded sports bar in North End, Port Elizabeth, EC (robbed, kidnapped, murdered, body burnt) media link
  • Stephan Barnard (18) 17/03/2007 University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus, Johannesburg, GP (shot dead) media article

Outdoor Attacks

Victims that do not fit into the strict categories above (usually GBV or Social Fabric Crimes)

  • Ronald Makgatho (27) 2006 Seshego, Polokwane, LP (murdered for Muti) media link, media link
  • Concelia Maré (20) /05/2006 Pretoria Hotel in Sunnyside. GP (strangled, head pulverised with a rock, multiple murder) media link
  • Losire Ramotswiri (24) /05/2006 Pretoria Hotel in Sunnyside. GP (injured in hotel room arson, multiple murder) media link
  • [Female Victim] (25-30) 23/10/2006 Barry Marais Rd, East Rand, GP (died shortly after from injuries sustained from the rape and assault)
  • Avhatakali Netshisaulu (31) 07/12/2006 Honeydew, GP (burned alive in boot of his car, a hit organised by his wife) media link, media link, media link
  • [Daantjie van Vuuren] (43) 06/12/2006 road between Outjo and Kamanjab, Namibia (shot by stock thieves)
  • Andre Steyn (57) 09/02/2007 Vickingvale, Port Elizabeth, EC (shot by his wife, Cause of Death: UNNATURAL CAUSES 89/07) media link, media link

More information sought (any help would be appreciated)

  • Hendrick Botha 04/04/2006 (27) Randfontein, GP (DOB : 15/09/1979) (Official cause of death : unnatural - Case Ref: 326/06)
  • Martin Johannes Saunders (66) 29/04/2006 Pretoria, GP (DOB : 09/07/1940) (Official cause of death : UNNATURAL CAUSES 642/06)
  • Leon Naude (25) 16/05/2006 Paarl, WC (DOB : 29/06/1981) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes)
  • M Armatigun (58) 28/06/2006 Louis Trichardt, LP
  • J Etchell (70) 28/06/2006 Stella, NW (source: Hennenman Boerevereniging, Muur van Herinnering)
  • Thys Boshoff (66) 07/2006 Boesmanspruit, Carolina, MP
  • Marthinus Gerhardus Jacobus Boshoff (65) 21/07/2006 Pabalello, NC (DOB : 22/02/1941) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - Case Ref: SAP183\265\06)
  • Leon Naude (48) 09/2006 Steynsvlei, Middelburg, KZN
  • Dirk Willemse (33) 02/09/2006 Rawsonville, WC (Identity Number : 7305235247083) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - WDR381/06)
  • R Jordaan (28) 03/10/2006 Maclear, EC
  • Willem Jakobus van Zyl (86) 08/10/2007 Groot Marico, NW (DOB : 12/02/1921) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - Case Ref : DR797/07)
  • Cornelius Johannes Venter van Der Merwe (61) 31/10/2006 Sebokeng, GP DOB : 21/12/1944) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes - Case:1004/06)
  • Hendrik Botha (38) 31/10/2006 Prieksa, NC (DOB : 20/11/1968) (Official cause of death : unnatural causes)
  • Rajhdev Singh (44) 06/01/2007 Phoenix, KZN (DOB : 17/10/1963) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes)
  • Hendrik Botha (45) 28/01/2007 De Aar, NC (ID : 6110095232089) (Cause of death : Unnatural)
  • Henk Botha (32) 29/01/2007 East London, EC (ID : 7503215147089) (Cause of death : Unnatural cause)
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh (26) 13/02/2007 Phoenix, KZN (DOB : 21/01/1971) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes)
  • Susanna Margaretha Greyling (20) 14/02/2007 Bloemfontein, FS (DOB : 12/10/1987) (Official cause of death : multiple injuries - case ref: BDR187/2007)
  • Maria Elizabeth Johanna du Plessis (nee van Heerden) (86) 20/02/2007 Vanderbijlpark, GP (official cause of death: gunshot head) (DOB 1921-11-11)
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh (26) 13/02/2007 Phoenix, KZN (DOB : 21/01/1971) (Official cause of death : Unnatural causes)
  • Hercules Prince Jaques Botha (40) 13/02/2007 Springs, GP (ID : 6709235105087) (Cause of death : Unnatural 111/07)
  • Roychund Ranjith Singh (51) 18/03/2007 Kuilsriver, WC (DOB :18/05/1956) (Official cause of death : under investigation - Case Ref: WC/140218/2007)
  • Flip Pieterse (48) 25/03/2007 Prieska, NC (DOB : 22/02/1959) (Cause of death : UNNATURAL REF 36/2007)