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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011

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  • Johannes Hendrik Tolstoi Schoeman (1924 - 2010)
    Johannes Tolstoi Schoeman (1924 - 2010) Brief overview: Johannes (86), known as Tolstoi, and his wife Güdryn (65) were sleeping when robbers gained access to the farmhouse through the back door of ...
  • Marius Marais (1966 - 2010)
    Marius Marais (1966 -2010) Brief overview: Marius (44) was shot dead at around 19:00 on 26th May 2010 on his smallholding Kroondal in the Waterval region. The family had been outside having a braai...
  • Ryan Geyer (1975 - 2010)
    Ryan Geyer (1975 - 2010) Brief overview: Ryan was shot dead, at point blank range, by two perpetrators, on his Swavelpoort smallholding on Monday 26th July 2010 at 19h00. The attackers then pushed ...
  • Babs Strecker (1938 - 2011)
    Babs Strecker (1938 - 2011) Brief overview: Babs (73), and Deon van Staden (51) were murdered on 4th February 2011 on a smallholding in Madikwe Village in Bethanie, North West, by someone who presu...
  • Deon van Staden (1960 - 2011)
    Deon van Staden (1960 - 2011) Brief overview: Deon (51) lived on a smallholding in Madikwe Village, Bethanie, North West Province, along with Babs Strecker (73). They were murdered on 4th February ...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011

2010 April

  • [Ernest Hoon] (18) 06/04/2010 Leeufontein smallholding Kameeldrift (shot dead while studying for his exams) media article, media article
  • [G Pretorius] (67) 13/04/2010 Nigel
  • Suna Steenberg (f) (42) 16/04/2010 Leeufontein smallholding (died 10/10/2010 six months after she was shot in the head) external link additional link
  • [A Muller] (f) (16) 19/04/2010 Villiersdorp
  • [Dirk Human] (41) 28/04/2010 Mooiplaats, Boschkop (hacked and shot dead) media article

May

  • [Koos van Zyl] (63) 01/05/2010 Farm Poortjie Steynrust, Senekal (tortured on meathooks, stabbed, shot) (multiple murder)
  • [Retha van Zyl] (f) (66) 01/05/2010 Farm Poortjie Steynrust, Senekal (tortured on meathooks, stabbed, shot) (multiple murder)
  • [Conradie] (f) 09/05/2010 Montagu
  • [Robert Botha] (57) 10/05/2010 Kameeldrift West, Pretoria, GP (stabbed 5 times in the chest) media article
  • Johannes Strydom (40) 15/05/2010 Naderfontein, Buffelshoek (dragged behind a bakkie/ute) additional link, media link
  • Marius Marais (44) 26/05/2010 Kroondal smallholding in the Waterval region, NW (shot dead) media link

June

  • [Jack Bergman] (86) 30/07/2009 St Albans, Port Elizabeth, EC (brutally beaten by five robbers , died in hospital 02/08/2010) media article
  • [Gerhard van Jaarsveld] (48) 06/2010 Willowbray, near Pretoria, GP

July

  • [Charles Walford] (73) 04/07/2010 Farm Sterkspruit, Inchanga (head injuries and a fractured skull) media article, media article
  • Johanna Smit (77) 04/07/2010 Wolmaransstad (strangled, no evidence of robbery)
  • [C du Toit] (f) (28) 07/07/2010 Franschhoek, WC
  • [Gerhard van Jaarsveld] (48) 11/06/2010 Willowbray (shot dead, Rudolph Terblanche paralysed and Elrene Jones injured media article
  • [Lorraine Karg] (f) (58) 21/07/2010 Kamberg, Mooi River (throat slit) (multiple murder) media article
  • [Hilda Linyane] (f) (58) 21/07/2010 Kamberg, Mooi River (shot in the abdomen) (multiple murder) media article
  • [Zakeue Shayi Mhlongo] (65) 21/07/2010 Kamberg, Mooi River (throat cut, stabbed repeatedly in the chest and back) (multiple murder) media article
  • Ryan Geyer (35) 28/07/2010 Boschkop Pad, Tygerberg Country Estate, GP (shot dead at point-blank range) media article

August

  • [R Schoeman] (f) (35) 05/08/2010 Cullinan
  • [Chrissie .J Harmzen] (f) (70) 06/08/2010 farm Dresden, Burgersfort/Steelpoort (savagely assaulted, died later that day of her injuries) media article
  • Theuns Fourie “Whitey” (46) 10/08/2010 Agatha, outside Tzaneen, LP (bound then beaten and hacked to death) media article
  • [Koos Daffeu] (46) 10/08/2010 Ellisras
  • [Theo de Jager] (43) 22/08/2010 Rietfontein, West Rand, GP (shot dead) media article
  • [Erica Croeser] (32) 28/08/2010 Msinsi Game Reserve, Albert Falls Dam (throat slit) media article media article

September

October

November

  • [Barend Jacobus Ludeke] (76) 01/11/2010 Stutterheim
  • [Annelise Greyvenstein] (53) 02/11/2010 Musina (shot dead) (multiple murder) media article
  • [Johan Greyvenstein] (54) 02/11/2010 Musina (shot dead) (multiple murder) https://tinyurl.com/yyh3pdzs media article]
  • Andries van den Berg (82) 04/11/2010 Knoppieshoogte, Rikarus, Randfontein, (beaten to death with a baseball bat and a knopkierie) (hate crime)
  • [Barend Steyn] (73) 05/11/2010 Bloemspruit,
  • [Mdu Mchunu] 11/11/2010 Weenen
  • [Elija Nyathi] 11/11/2010 Weenen
  • [Henna van der Lith] (f) (54) 16/11/2010 Vivo, LP (multiple murder)
  • [Pieter Blomerus van der Lith] (65) 16/11/2010 Vivo, LP (multiple murder)

December

  • [Andrew Fourie] (62) 01/12/2010 Vaalwater, Boschpoort (died 2 weeks after brutal assault) media article
  • Attie Potgieter (40) 01/12/2010 Lindley (multiple murder) media article media article, media article
  • Wilna Potgieter (36) 01/12/2010 Lindley (multiple murder) media article media article
  • Willemien Potgieter (3) 01/12/2010 Lindley (multiple murder) media article media article
  • [Felokwale Johannes Mchunu] 02/12/2010 Kingsley
  • [Marthie Magdalena Erasmus] (f) (63) 02/12/2010 farm Hartbeesfontein, Moedwil, Koster, NW (hands and feet bound, severely beaten with a hammer, fatally stabbed) (multiple murder) media article
  • [Mr. Erasmus] 02/12/2010 farm Hartbeesfontein, Moedwil, Koster, NW (bound and beaten, died more than a month after the attack) (multiple murder) media article
  • [J Louw] (38) 12/12/2010 Krugersdorp, GP
  • Tolstoy Schoeman (86) 16/12/2010 Badplaas (strangled) media article
  • [Casper .J Aucamp] (55) 16/12/2010 Farm Vandas, Thabazimbi (multiple murder) media article
  • [Magdeline Aucamp “Daleen”] (f) (52) 16/12/2010 Farm Vandas, Thabazimbi (multiple murder) media article
  • [Johan Schoeman] (40) 16/12/2010 (dragged over a farm road until he died of a burst liver) media article
  • [M Weilbach] (f) (79) 24/12/2010 Walkerville, GP
  • [Janine Meintjies] 24/12/2010 Dundee, KZN (died 25/12/2010 from hammer attack) media article

2011 January

February

  • [Frik Hermann] (78) 02/02/2011 Alma, Bela Bela, LP (bound, kicked and stabbed to death) media article
  • Vivien Tillett (90) 03/02/2011 Mtubatuba, KZN (was so weakened by the attack that she passed away in November 2011) media article
  • Babs Strecker (73) 04/02/2011 Bethanie, NW (stabbed numerous times and hit on the back of the head with a shovel) (multiple murder) media article
  • Deon van Staden (51) 04/02/2011 Bethanie, NW (multiple knife wounds and stabbed with a shovel, back of his head and body) (multiple murder) media article
  • [Helgard Muller] (66) 19/02/2011 Frankfort media article
  • Costa Alberto (44) 19/02/2011 Farm Cloetesdal, Stellenbosch (multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and torso) media article

March

  • [J.J van Rooyen “Koos”] (63) 03/03/2011 Witfontein, Randfontein additional link, media link, media link
  • [Wendy Wilken] (f) (60) 21/03/2011 Walkerville, GP (shot dead) media link
  • [Corne Maree] (42) 23/03/2011 Alkmaar (shot dead on a farm)
  • [F.E Powell] (70) 03/2011 Rietkol