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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2012 - 2013

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  • Anthony Eric Saville (1919 - 2012)
    Leo Eric officially changed his name to Antony Eric and was generally known as Tony. Was once thought to have died outside on the farm and left covered by branches. He later came round and just walke...
  • Hester Margaret Koch (1949 - 2012)
    Hester Koch (1950 – 2012) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Details:...
  • Helena Gouws (1950 - 2012)
    Helena Gouws (1950 – 2012) Brief overview: Retired Afrikaner headmaster Christof Gouws & wife Helena attacked, Sunday June 10 2012 01h45: Plein Street home, Ugie, East Cape: wife stabbed to death. ...
  • Henna Smith (1937 - 2012)
    Henna Smith (1937 – 2012) Brief overview: Henna Smith, a 75 year old woman was cruelly murdered on farm Theerivier, Citrusdal: She was tied to chair, a rag wound around her head, and smothered. B...
  • Vanessa Stafleu (1978 - 2012)
    Vanessa Stafleu (1978 – 2012) Brief overview: Vanessa Stafleu (34) was shot dead execution-style, kneeling in front of her killers, in front of her two young children on her farm outside Doornfonte...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013

SAPS 2012/13 "official" figures: 60 Murders from 556 Attacks

TAU 2012/13 "official" figures: 61 Murders from 173 Attacks

There are 70 victims remembered in this project

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

  • Steenkamp Christel (43) 06/04/2012 Naauwhoek, Griekwastad (Note: Not a “Farm Attack”, but a family murder)
  • Steenkamp Deon (44) 06/04/2012 Naauwhoek, Griekwastad (Note: Not a “Farm Attack”, but a family murder)
  • Steenkamp Marthella (14) 06/04/2012 Naauwhoek, Griekwastad (Note: Not a “Farm Attack”, but a family murder)
  • Gert Uys (55) 31/05/2012 farm Rotspark, Gluckstadt, KZN (shot with a shotgun) media article , media link (Note: Not a “Farm Attack”, but a hit over a business deal)