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South Africa - Crime Victims: 2015 - 2016

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  • Franziska Blöchliger (2000 - 2016)
    Franziska Blöchliger (2000 - 2016) Brief overview: Franziska (16), was jogging in Tokai Forest when she was raped, murdered, and her body abandoned in the fynbos on 07/03/2016. Her mother, Shireen sai...
  • Peter Mabilo (1964 - 2015)
    Peter Mabilo (1964 – 2015) Brief overview: Peter (51), the manager of the KIC Factory Store in China Gate Mall, Kempton Park, was shot dead during a botched armed robbery on Monday 16th November at aro...
  • Karen Rautenbach (1968 - 2016)
    Karen Rautenbach (1968 – 2016) Brief overview: Karen (48), who lived alone, was found dead in the bedroom of her home in Brentwood Park, Benoni, by her domestic worker, on 12th January 2016. Police bel...
  • Fakrudeen Muthalib (b. - 2016)
    Fakrudeen Muthalib ( – 2015) Brief overview: Fakrudeen, owner of The Benoni Butcher Co., was shot twice in the upper chest and died, on 17th March 2016, when three armed men invaded his shop. An eye w...
  • Billy Magoo (1938 - 2016)
    Billy Magoo (1938– 2016) Brief overview: Billy (78) was shot dead during an armed robbery at his shop, Magsons Shoe Repairs in Actonville, Benoni, on 14th March 2016. He was declared dead on scene and ...

“Robbery Related and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016


There are 168 Victims remembered in this project

Suburban and other category Attacks - 105

Farm Attacks - 63

Victims that do not fit the strict definition of a "Farm Attack" - 1

Social Fabric - 4

  • This figure includes 6 couples killed during a suburban home invasion between 02/08/2015 - 19/03/2016
  • This figure includes 3 farming couples killed between 15/08/2015 - 10/03/2016

2015 April

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

  • Male Victim (40) 22/04/2015 Arbroath st, near Eastgate Mall, GP (shot four times in the upper body) media link

Outdoor Attacks

May

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

  • John George Stigling (83) 19/05/2015 Somerset West, WC (stabbed three times with hands tied) NPA FB link
  • Female Victim (?) 25/05/2015 Corner of Fred Nicholson st and Smook ave, Moot, Pretoria, GP (killed in crossfire) media link

June

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

July

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Johan Stevens (65) 09/07/2015 Tops liquor store, Kibler Park, Johannesburg, GP (gunned down in a robbery) media link, media link
  • [Male Victim] (?) 25/07/2015 store on the corner of Station Rd and Botha Ave, Centurion, GP (shot, taken to Steve Biko hospital where he later died from extensive injuries) media link, media link

August

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

September

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking / Road Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

October

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

Business Attacks

November

Urban Attacks

  • Henk Hopley 03/11/2015 Bedfordview, GP
  • Male Victim (75) 19/11/2015 Goldband St, Lillianton, Boksburg, GP (killed in front of his wife in their house) media link
  • Female Victim (45) 19/11/2015 Blue Sky, near Cason, Boksburg, GP (hit by three bullets) media link
  • Female Victim (74) 20/11/2015 Langenhoven St, Parkrand, Boksburg, GP (brutally murdered in her house, she suffered two stab wounds to the left of her neck and one stab wound to her waist) media link
  • Joan Meyer (47) 27/11/2015 Rudd St, Noordheuwel, GP (beaten and stabbed to death) (multiple murder) media link, media article
  • Peter Meyer (51) 27/11/2015 Rudd St, Noordheuwel, GP (beaten and stabbed to death) (multiple murder) media link, media article, media article
  • Quintin Vermeulen (?) 29/11/2015 Honeydew, GP (beaten with a crowbar, shot in head) media article, media article
  • Banele Sindane (60) 30/11/2015 Ruimsig, Johannesburg, GP (former athletics boss, fatally wounded in his home) media article

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Peter Mabilo (51) 16/11/2015 KIC Factory Store, China Gate Mall, Kempton Park, GP (shot dead during botched armed robbery) media link media link
  • [Male Victim] () 24/11/2015 shop cnr of Jennings and Redelinghuys st, Pretoria, GP (bound and beaten to death) media article

Outdoor Attacks

December

Urban Attacks

  • [Female Victim] (92) 05/12/2015 Sunnyside, Pretoria, GP (found locked in her cupboard and barely alive, died a week later in hospital) media link
  • Steve Audie (60) 19/12/2015 Riverside Lifestyle Estate in Abbotsford, East London, EC (found dead at his home) media link
  • Female Victim (?) 21/12/2015 Rondebult, GP (musician was raped and murdered and a teenage girl was raped) media article

Farm Attacks

Vehicle/Hijacking Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

  • Male Victim (45) 26/12/2016 Gezina, Pretoria, GP (Bangladeshi man strangled to death in his shop) media link

2016 January

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

  • [Male Victim] (37) 08/01/2016 Mqantsa Section in Tembisa, GP (Centurion man in a Chevrolet SUV was shot and killed) media link

February

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Nick Heyns (73) 26/02/2016 Smallholding near Poortjie, GP (stabbed to death)

Hijackings / Road Attacks

March

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle Attacks

  • Morne Reyneke () 18/03/2016 R554 and R23 road intersection, Brakpan, GP (shot in the chest, airlifted to hospital where he passed away) media link

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Victims who do fit in the above strict categories (usually GBV/Social fabric crimes)