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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2013 to 2014

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  • Daniel Montague Knight (1957 - 2013)
    Daniel Knight (1957 – 2013) Brief overview: Dan (56), was bludgeoned to death with a hammer at Outlook farm. Bucher was tied up and watched as her partner of 18 years was beaten. She was later tied...
  • Gert F Van Wyk (1973 - 2013)
    Gert van Wyk (1973 – 2013) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Details...
  • Ekard Schütte (1938 - 2014)
    Ekard Schütte (1938 – 2014) Brief overview: Ekard (75), his wife, Elisabeth (66), and their son Lutz (33) were bludgeoned, and shot to death, then doused with petrol and set alight. On March 26th...
  • Elisabeth Bärbel Ingeborg Schütte (1947 - 2014)
    Elizabeth Schütte (1947 – 2014) Brief overview: Elisabeth (66), her husband Ekard (75), and son Lutz (33) were bludgeoned, and shot to death, then doused with petrol and set alight. On March 26th...
  • Lutz Ekard Schütte (1980 - 2014)
    Lutz Schütte (1980 – 2014) Brief overview: Lutz (33) and his elderly parents, Ekard (75) and Elizabeth (66) were bludgeoned, and shot to death, then doused with petrol and set alight. On March 26...

“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

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