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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2013 to 2014

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  • Koos Erasmus (1955 - 2014)
    Koos Erasmus (1955 - 2014) Brief overview: Koos (59), and his wife Martie, who ran a guest house in the Sumsaren game reserve, near Groot Marico, were attacked in their home on 23rd March 2014. The ...
  • Jacobus Smit (1953 - 2013)
    Jacobus "Kobus" Smit (1953 - 2013) Brief overview: Kobus (60), was shot dead at his house on the Heatherdale Agricultural Holdings, Akasia, outside Pretoria on 24th December 2013. Three armed males ...
  • Eddie Reid (1945 - 2013)
    Eddie 'Ed' Reid (1945 - 2013) Brief overview: 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 ...
  • Henk de Villiers (1941 - 2014)
    Henk de Villiers (1941 - 2014) Brief overview: Henk (73), and his wife Rina (70), were attacked on their smallholding near the R114, between Mnandi and Knoppieslaagte, outside Centurion, on 9th Febr...
  • Professor Adriaan Smit (1925 - 2014)
    Prof. Adriaan Smit (1925 - 2014) Brief overview: Adriaan (89), a Professor, and retired lecturer at UNISA, who lived alone, was found dead on his Sussenvale Plot 18 outside (Nylstroom) Modimolle, by...

“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
  • [Male Victim] () 15/01/2014 Gulu smallholdings, near East London, EC (Farmer's relative, multiple murder) media article
  • [Male Victim] (54) 15/01/2014 Gulu smallholdings, near East London, EC (Farm Worker, multiple murder) 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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