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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2009 to 2010

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  • Isabel Agnus Schonken (1954 - 2009)
    Isabel Schonken (1954 - 2009) Brief overview: Isabel (55) was shot dead from behind while trying to escape three attackers at 02h00 on 26th September 2009. Isabel husband Lars (56) was shot in the ...
  • Marthinus Wessels Jacobs (1945 - 2009)
    Marthinus "Tienie" Jacobs (1945 - 2009) Brief overview: Tienie (65), was brutally murdered on 24 November 2009. To date no suspect have been traced. His murder remains unsolved. Brief Biography: ...
  • Dr. Warwick Anthony Dorning (1954 - 2009)
    Doctor Warwick Anthony Dorning (1954 – 2009) Brief overview: Dr Dorning was shot dead on his farm Adamhurst near Pietermaritzburg by three armed men - shot in the head execution-style in front of h...
  • Petrus Malan Cillié (1958 - 2009)
    Petrus Malan Cillié (1958 – 2009) Brief overview: A Ceres farmer was gunned down in an apparent robbery. Pieter Malan Cillie, (51), surprised intruders at his home on Lorraine farm in Ceres. The ro...
  • Alan O’Neale (1952 - 2009)
    Alan O'Neale (1952 - 2009) Brief overview: A second man was arrested in Howick on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a couple whose bodies were found burnt on a farm in Dargle, KwaZulu-Nata...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010

SAPS 2009/10 "no official" figures released

There are 96 victims remembered in this project

2009 April





  • Marius Labuschagne 01/08/2009 Farmall AH, north of Fourways, Johannesburg, GP media article
  • Stoltz Coen (53) 09/08/2009 Abattoir Farm Villiers, FS (security guard kidnapped, murdered and dumped in Vaal River)
  • Tracey-Leigh Frankish (33) 18/08/2009 Farmall AH, north of Fourways, Johannesburg, GP (found kneeling in front of her bed, with a gunshot wound in the head)
  • Wilhelm Lotterie (65) 25/08/2009 Doornfontein smallholding, north of Pretoria, GP (kicked, beaten and bludgeoned to death) media article
  • Johanna Dorothea Petronella Wiggell (69) 27/08/2009 Middelpunt farm near Bapsfontein, GP (shot in the back and killed)
  • Gerhardus Hermie Cloete (47) 27/08/2009 Brits, NW (went missing, found tied up, dumped in field with car parts 4klm away) link


  • Peter Smith 05/09/2009 Rooikop farm, Middelburg, MPL (shot dead)
  • Sarel Koekemoer (69) 09/09/2009 Bultfontein, Pretoria, GP (bludgeoned repeatedly with a shovel, stabbed) media article
  • Erasmus Mncube 16/09/2009 God's Grave Farm, Nottingham Road. KZN (shot dead) media article
  • Koos Herbst (41) 17/09/2009 smallholding outside Rustenberg, NC (shot in the head twice)
  • M de Villiers (66) 19/09/2009 Barberton, MPL
  • Sheun Anderson (18) 25/09/2009 Wag-'n-bietjieskop, Bronkhorstspruit (shot dead) media article
  • Isabel Schonken (f) (55) 26/09/2009 Klipkop, east of Pretoria (shot dead) media article



  • Warwick Anthony Dorning (Dr.) (55) 07/11/2009 farm Adamshurst, Mpophomeni, Howick (shot dead execution style) media article, media article
  • Gibson Madasa (51) 23/11/2009 Horseshoe Farm, outside Butterworth (shot dead) media article
  • Marthinus Jacobs "Tienie" (65) 24/11/2009 Zwavelpoort, Boschkop smallholding, east of Pretoria, GP (tied up and strangled with wire, multiple murder)
  • [Male Victim] 24/11/2009 Boschkop smallholding, east of Pretoria, GP (gardener tied up and strangled with wire, multiple murder)
  • Kistensamy Naicker 30/11/2009 Umkomaas, KZN


2010 January



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