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South Africa - Crime Victims: 2008 - 2009

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  • Kevin Rochford (1944 - 2008)
    Kevin Rochford (Professor) (1944 - 2008) Brief overview: Kevin (64), previously from Australia, was shot in the chest outside his home in Kew Road, Mowbray, on 22nd April 2008, in what appeared to b...
  • Marius du Plooy (1953 - 2009)
    Marius du Plooy (1953 - 2009) Brief overview: Information shared by Marius' wife, Thia Du Plooy, on a discussion forum" "My husband, Marius du Plooy, was murdered on 2/06/2009. (6th Feb 2009) The p...
  • Johan Dreyer (1961 - 2009)
    Johan Dreyer (1961 - 2009) Brief overview: Johan (48), was shot seven times in front of his wife, Sandra (44), in their home in Chroom Street, Pretoria, on the night of Saturday 21st March 2009. Th...
  • Frederik Jackson (1983 - 2009)
    Frikkie Jackson (1983 - 2009) Brief overview: Frikkie (26), was shot in the back and stomach when four armed robbers invaded his parents home in Claremont, west Pretoria, on Saturday 28th February 2...
  • Corrie Muller (1927 - 2008)
    Corrie Muller (1927 - 2008) Brief overview: Corrie (81), and his wife, Hettie (78), were attacked in their home in Fifth Street, Primrose, Germiston, on 4th December 2008. Corrie was stabbed in the ...

“Robbery Related and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2009


There are 161 Victims remembered in this Project

Urban Attacks - 38

Rural Attacks - 96

Business Attacks - 6

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks - 13

Outdoor Attacks - 9

2008 April

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

  • [Nonkosi Zondi] (35) 03/04/2008 Pietermaritzburg, KZN (stabbed and robbed) media link
  • [Female Victim] (16-17) 12/04/2008 Azalea Cemetery, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, KZN (found on top of a grave, multiple murder) media link, media link
  • [Female Victim] (16-17) 12/04/2008 Azalea Cemetery, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, KZN (found on top of a grave, multiple murder) media link, media link

May

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

June

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

July

Urban Attacks

  • Andries Petrus Visser (82) 15/07/2008 Lombard St, Wonderboom South, Pretoria, GP (shot five times by five black assailants trying to protect his wife media link
  • Mollie Opperman (81) 16/07/2008 Limpopo st, Randles park, Klerksdorp, NW (smothered to death)media link
  • Andre Bam (26) 29/07/2008 Doornpoort, Pretoria North (shot in the head, multiple murder) media link
  • Chris Bam (57) 29/07/2008 Doornpoort, Pretoria North (shot six times and died three weeks later on 20/08/2008, multiple murder) media link

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

August

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

September

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

October

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • [Male Victim] (34) 04/10/2008 Pietermaritzburg, KZN (stabbed to death by hijackers) media article

Outdoor Attacks

November

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

  • [Phadamalingum Pather] (70) /11/2008 Phoenix, KZN (Hindu priest stabbed and beaten to death) media article

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

December

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

2009 January

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Dieter Furrutter (60s) 19/01/2009 N14 highway, about a kilometre from the R511 offramp at the Diepsloot squatter camp, GP (shot in the neck) media link

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

February

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Louis Viljoen (39) 02/02/2009 Spar grocery shop, Mnandi, Centurion, GP (shot dead when gang of 20 armed robbers held up grocery store) media link

March

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks

Crimes that do not fit the strict definition of a "Home Invasion" or other