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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2013 to 2014

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  • Kobus Smit (1953 - 2013)
    Kobus Smit (1953 - 2013)Kobus (60), was shot dead at his house on the Heatherdale Agricultural Holdings, Akasia, outside Pretoria on 24th December 2013. Three armed males gained entry into the property...
  • Eddie Reid (1945 - 2013)
    Eddie 'Ed' Reid (1945 - 2013)Eddie (68), was shot dead on his smallholding in the Hills and Dales 3 area, Erasmia (below Birdsong and next to Bona Thaba Horse Trails), on the night of Friday 13th Septe...
  • Henk de Villiers (1941 - 2014)
    Henk de Villiers (1941 - 2014)Henk (73), and his wife Rina (70), were attacked on their smallholding near the R114, between Mnandi and Knoppieslaagte, outside Centurion, on 9th February 2014. Henk was ...
  • Professor Adriaan Smit (1925 - 2014)
    Professor Adriaan Smit (1925 - 2014)Adriaan (89), a Professor, and retired lecturer at UNISA, who lived alone, was found dead on his Sussenvale Plot 18 outside (Nylstroom) Modimolle, by a farm worker, ...
  • Danie Schreuder (1958 - 2014)
    Danie Schreuder (1958 - 2014)Danie (56), a farm foreman, was bludgeoned with the butt of an air rifle, on 10th March 2014, in Askham, NC. His partner Marietha Titus, and son Jason (5) managed to escape...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014

SAPS 2013/14 "official" figures: 58 Murders from 492 Attacks

TAU 2013/14 "official" figures: 61 Murders from 242 Attacks

There are 67 victims remembered in this project

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  • Piet Riekert (52) 01/01/2014 Dinokeng Nature Reserve, Hammanskraal, GP (shot dead while watching TV)
  • Sarel Pretorius (61) 14/01/2014 Farm Rooipoort, Barkly East, EC (shot dead) media article
  • [Farmer's relative] () 15/01/2014 Gulu smallholdings, near East London, EC media article
  • [Farm Worker] (54) 15/01/2014 Gulu smallholdings, near East London, EC media article
  • Adriaan Smit (89) 20/01/2014 Sussenvale Plots, Modimolle (found dead naked next to fence, unsolved) media article
  • [Male Victim] (50) 22/01/2014 Kameeldrift, Pretoria, GP (shot dead opening his business premises attached to his home) media link
  • Charlotte Kruger (66) 24/01/2014 Sterkspruit smallholdings, Lydenburg, MPL (died as a result of a gag being pushed too deep) media article