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Annetjie Roos (1938 - 1998)

Annetjie Roos (1938 - 1998) Brief overview: Annetjie (60), and her husband Colonel M.W.O Roos (65) lived on the farm Coerland in the district of Fouriesburg, on the border with Lesotho. They were a...

9/5/2019 9/5/2019

Colonel M.W.O Roos (1933 - 1998)

Colonel M.W.O Roos (1933 - 1998) Brief overview: Roos (65), and his wife Annetjie (60) lived on the farm Coerland in the district of Fouriesburg, on the border with Lesotho. They were attacked and ...

9/5/2019 9/5/2019

Jacobus van der Merwe (1937 - 1999)

Jacobus van der Merwe (1937 - 1999) Brief overview: Jacobus (62), and his wife Elsie (58) lived on the farm Oskraal, Bethlehem. The couple were attacked by four men in their home on Sunday 3rd Janu...

9/5/2019 9/5/2019

Herman P Prinsloo (1962 - 1997)

Herman Prinsloo (1962 - 1997) Brief overview: Herman (35), a farmer from Mooiplaas, Heilbron, Free State was shot and murdered on 21st February 1997. He was the nephew of Isabel Hugo (67), who was ...

9/4/2019 9/4/2019

Ronnie van Vuuren (1939 - 2006)

Ronnie van Vuuren (1939 – 2006) Brief overview: Ronnie (67), had been found shot in the head after police had traced him as the owner of a white Isuzu bakkie that had been abandoned at a Schweizer ...

9/4/2019 9/4/2019

Dr Sonja Botes (1971 - 1997)

Dr. Sonja Botes - (1971 - 1997) Brief overview: Dr Sonja Botes (26) a young medical doctor serving her housemanship at Botshabelo Hospital, Bloemfontein, lived with her parents on the farm Valencia...

9/3/2019 9/3/2019

Tshidiso Kgotlele (1964 - 2017)

Tshidiso Kgotlele (1964 – 2017) Brief overview: Tshidiso (53), and two other shepherds were sleeping, and woken up by dogs barking outside. They went to investigate, and four armed suspects opened ...

5/19/2019 9/2/2019

Dirk du Randt (1950 - 2017)

Dirk du Randt (1950 – 2017) Brief overview Dirk was tied up, stabbed repeatedly, throat slit. Mother Anna Albrecht (80’s) left unharmed, treated for shock. Brief Biography: The Victim and Fam...

5/20/2019 9/2/2019

Piet Barnard Venter (1939 - 2007)

Piet Venter (1939 – 2007) Brief overview: Piet (68), fell victim to a farm attack on on the morning of 19 January 2007, His body was found at the gate of his farm Somerplaas. During the arrest of t...

8/29/2019 9/1/2019

Jan P Greyling (1939 - 2006)

Jan Greyling (1939 – 2006) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Details...

8/30/2019 9/1/2019

Johanna D Greyling (1942 - 2006)

Johanna Greyling (1942 – 2006) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Det...

8/30/2019 9/1/2019

Marian Bruwer (1950 - 2018)

Marian Bruwer (1950 - 2018) Brief overview: Marian (68), and her husband Gabriel "Choppie" (78) were found by a neighbour in the bedroom of their farm in Vanstedenrus, Wepener Free State - tied up,...

7/29/2019 9/1/2019

Piet van Eeden (b. - 1997)

Piet van Eeden (d.o.b. unknown - 1997) Brief overview: Piet (age unknown) was murdered on his farm in Lindley, Free State during early October 1997. He was killed after returning from a school func...

8/31/2019 9/1/2019

Theo Pieterse (1947 - 1997)

Theo Pieterse (1947 - 1997) Brief overview: Theo (50) was shot dead on his farm, La Riviera, in Bultfontein Free State on 10th October 1997. The three perpetrators, who had been looking for work th...

8/31/2019 8/31/2019

Robert Rhadebe (1948 - 2015)

Robert Rhadebe (1948 – 2015) Brief overview: Robert (67) on the farm Silo in the Harrismith was murdered on 28th August 2015. The attackers fled with his bakkie and R300 in cash. “My greatest desir...

5/31/2019 8/30/2019

Hein Smith (1938 - 2015)

Hein Smith (1938 – 2015) Brief overview: Hein was found with hands tied behind his back and severely assaulted. It was also reported that he had been burned. He was discovered by neighbours on Sund...

6/2/2019 8/30/2019

Fanus Badenhorst (1980 - 2007)

Fanus Badenhorst (1980 - 2007) Brief overview: Fanus (27), a young farmer from Jacobsdal, Free State, was shot dead on the night of Saturday 11th March 2007. His fiance, Marina Maritz (33) was beat...

8/30/2019 8/30/2019

Bettie Smit (1934 - 2006)

Bettie Smit (1934 - 2006) Brief overview: Bettie (72), a friend of Louis Fivaz (77), owner of Farm Mondebult near Steynrus, was bludgeoned to death on 19th November 2006. Fivas and his farm worker ...

8/29/2019 8/30/2019

Piet Molomonpja Seshaba (1973 - 2006)

Piet Molomonpja Seshaba (1973 - 2006) Brief overview: Piet (33), a farm worker, for Louis George Fivaz (77), on Farm Mondebult near Steynsrus, was bludgeoned to death on 19th November 2006. Piet, F...

8/29/2019 8/30/2019

Louis George Fivas (1929 - 2006)

Louis George Fivas (1929 - 2006) Brief overview: Louis (77), owner of Farm Mondebult near Steynrus, was bludgeoned to death on 19th November 2006. His friend Bettie Smit (72) and farm worker Piet M...

8/29/2019 8/30/2019

Phillip P Heyneke (1955 - 2006)

"Flip"

Phillip "Flip" Heyneke (1955 - 2006) Brief overview: Flip (51), a dairy farmer from Bainsvlei, was murdered on 21st June 2006. He was found tied up, with his hands bound behind his back, hanging in...

8/29/2019 8/29/2019

Moses Nthloka (1949 - 2009)

Moses Nthloka (1949 - 2009) Brief overview: Moses (60), a smallholder in Bainsvlei Free State was attacked and hacked and left for dead on 23rd December 2009. He was rushed to hospital, but passed ...

8/29/2019 8/29/2019

Anne-Marie Fourie (1954 - 2006)

Anna Marie Fourie (1954 – 2006) Brief overview: Eugene (56), and Annamarie Fourie (52), were killed in a shootout involving at least three men on their farm near Verkeerdevlei, on 16th November 200...

6/28/2019 8/29/2019

Plaasmoord op hulle plaas naby Vrede. Kobus was in die veld doodgeskiet en Charlotte was in die kombuis met skaapsker vermoor Charlotte van Tonder (1938 - 2006) Brief overview: Charlotte (68) and...

3/7/2008 8/29/2019

Jacobus van Tonder (1928 - 2006) Brief overview: Jacobus (78), of farm Merino, Vrede, Free State, was found dead in his bakkie (pick-up truck) by a shepherd at 17h00 on 30th May 2006. Police found ...

3/7/2008 8/28/2019

Eugene Fourie (1950 - 2006)

Eugene Fourie (1950 – 2006) Brief overview: Eugene (56), and Annamarie Fourie (52), were killed in a shootout involving at least three men on their farm near Verkeerdevlei, on 16th November 2006. ...

6/28/2019 8/28/2019

Jan Barnard (1943 - 2015)

Jan Barnard (1943 - 2015) Jan (72), and his wife were attacked on their farm in Odenddaalrus, Free State on 19th November 2015. The power went out in the house and Jan went outside to switch on the g...

6/1/2019 8/28/2019

Neels Jansen (1949 - 2010)

Neels Jansen (1949 - 2010) Brief overview: Neels (61), who was recovering from surgery, was fatally shot in the stomach on his smallholding in Roodia, Free State on 11th July 2010. Neels had been d...

8/26/2019 8/28/2019

Sarel Koekemoer (1940 - 2009)

Sarel Koekemoer (1940 - 2009) Brief overview: Sarel (60) was stabbed to death on 9th September 2009 on his Bultfontein farm, Freestate. A former gardener who was on trial for killing his elderly em...

8/23/2019 8/23/2019

Dr Ernst Werner Giesekke (1941 - 2010)

Dr Ernst Giesekke (1941 - 2010) Brief overview: Ernst (69) a retired scientist and philanthropist was murdered on his farm, Good Hope, in Ficksburg on 23rd January 2010. Free State police were ques...

8/21/2019 8/22/2019

Koos van Zyl (1947 - 2010)

Koos van Zyl (1947 - 2010) Brief overview: Koos (63) and his wife Retha (66) were brutally tortured with a meat hook before being shot in the chest, on their 'Plaas Poortjie' Farm in Senekal on the...

8/21/2019 8/21/2019

Retha van Zyl (1944 - 2010)

Retha van Zyl (1944 - 2010) Brief overview: Retha (66) and her husband Koos (63) were brutally tortured with a meat hook before being shot in the chest, on their 'Plaas Poortjie' Farm in Senekal on...

8/21/2019 8/21/2019

Daniël Marais (1933 - 1998)

Daniël Marais (1933 – 1998) Brief overview: Daniël Marais (65) lived with his wife, Maria Magdalena Marais (64), and their grandson (7) on their farm Marydale at Oppermansgrond in the district of K...

8/20/2019 8/20/2019

Thomas Ferreira (1957 - 2011)

Thomas Ferreira (1957 – 2011) Brief overview: Thomas Ferreira (54) co-owner of Tom’s Place resort south of Bloemfontein, was shot twice in the chest during a robbery.The three attackers then tied h...

8/20/2019 8/20/2019

Basie Venter (1944 - 2009)

Basie Venter (1944 - 2009) Brief overview: Basie (65) of farm Biesiesvlei, Vierfontein, Free State, was murdered on 30th March 2009. His wife Mary (68) saw him being beaten with an iron rod. Fore...

8/3/2019 8/20/2019

Hennie Viljoen (1959 - 2010)

Hennie Viljoen (1959 – 2010) Brief overview: Hennie (51) was bludgeoned to death with rocks when arriving home after collecting money from his petrol station. He stopped at the entrance to the smal...

8/19/2019 8/19/2019

Kallie Pieterse (1960 - 2007)

Kallie Pieterse (1960 – 2007) Brief overview: Kallie (47) was beaten to death with a piece of iron, on 17th November 2007, when he was overpowered by four attackers on Farm Straussfontein near Trom...

8/11/2019 8/11/2019

Emmerentia Jacoba Botha (1942 - 2006)

12/1/2017 8/9/2019

Pieter Vermooten (1947 – 2007) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Det...

8/8/2019 8/8/2019

Johannes Jacobus Spies (1933 - 2008)

"Hansie"

Johannes "Hansie" Spies (1933 - 2008) Brief overview: Hansie (75), a live stock farmer, died in a hail of bullets from an AK47 assault rifle on his farm Gravelotte, near Harrismith, Free State, at ...

8/5/2009 8/6/2019

Gert Engelbrecht (1949 - 2008)

Gert Engelbrecht (1949 - 2008) The body of Gert (59) was found by a neighbour in his bedroom on the farm Oshoek on Thursday 15th August at 10.15pm There was a bullet wound under his right eye. Two men ...

8/5/2019 8/6/2019

Lorraine Adam (1950 - 2013)

Lorraine Adam (1950– 2013) Brief overview: Lorraine (63), and her husband Gordon (78), were stabbed to death while asleep in their bedroom, in their house in Bethulie, Free State, on February 9, 20...

8/3/2019 8/3/2019

Gordon Adam (1935 - 2013)

Gordon Adam (1935– 2013) Brief overview: Gordon (78), and his wife Lorraine (63), were stabbed to death in their bedroom while sleeping, in their house in Bethulie, Free State, on February 9, 2013....

8/3/2019 8/3/2019

Jan van Wyk (1927 - 2009)

Jan van Wyk (1927 – 2009) Brief overview: Jan (82) was murdered by sangoma (witch doctor), Moeketsi Hopolong Mokoena (34) from Lesotho, on 1st April 2009. He was caught cooking his body parts in bo...

8/2/2019 8/2/2019

Anna Herbst (1958 - 2019)

Anna Herbst (1958 – 2019) Brief overview: Anna (61), was murdered in her home this weekend. Herbst, or the pancake aunt as she was known throughout the town, was found in her home on Saturday morni...

7/29/2019 7/29/2019

Retha van Zyl (1944 - 2010)

Retha van Zyl (1944 – 2010) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Detail...

7/24/2019 7/24/2019

Jacobus van Zyl (1947 - 2010)

"Koos"

Koos van Zyl (1947 – 2010) Brief overview: Koos (63), and his wife, Retha (66), were both shot dead, at close range,in the chest after being hacked with a meat hook. A former farm worker aged 27 wa...

7/24/2019 7/24/2019

Phillipus Theunis Engelbrecht (1949 - 2008)

"Flip"

Phillipus Theunis Engelbrecht (1949 - 2008) Phillipus (59) was found dead, along with an unknown male, on his farm Geluksvlei in Bethlehem, Free State. Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said the bodies were d...

7/24/2019 7/24/2019

Helgard Muller (1945 - 2011)

Helgard Muller (1945 - 2011) Brief overview: Helgard (66), murdered Frankfort, Free State farmer Helgard Muller, 66, was still breathing when his youngest son, Helgard Jnr found him in the passage ...

7/22/2019 7/22/2019

Johannes Mazibuko (1948 - 2019)

Johannes Mazibuko (1948 – 2019) Brief overview: Only a week after a couple from Boshof on their farm were attacked and killed by six men, an emerging farmer in the Free State was cruelly killed. Jo...

7/21/2019 7/21/2019

Andre Potgieter (1936 - 2009)

Andre Potgieter (1937 - 2009) Brief overview: Well known Afrikaans author/journalist André Potgieter (72), who died at the Pelonomi hospital in the Free State from trauma incurred during an armed a...

7/19/2019 7/19/2019

Thyrza Lombard (1931 - 2009)

Thyrza Lombard (1931 – 2009) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Detai...

11/29/2008 7/18/2019

Annetjie van Rooyen (1937 - 2013)

Annetjie van Rooyen (1937 – 2013) Brief overview: Double-murders of Annetjie and Ernest van Rooyen: testimony by pathologist August 2 2013 Parys Circuit Court: Annetjie van Rooyen 76, was deliberat...

7/8/2019 7/18/2019

Magda Visagie (1954 - 2009)

"Sophia"

Magda Visagie (1954 – 2009) Brief overview: Magda (55), and her husband Hendrik 'Hennie' (55), living on farm Weltevrede, Free State, were murdered on 18th December 2009. With the help of a small p...

7/17/2019 7/18/2019

Hendrik Visagie (1954 - 2009)

"Hennie"

Hendrik 'Hennie' Visagie (1954 – 2009) Brief overview: Hennie (55) a miner living on farm Weltevrede, Free State, and his wife Magda, were murdered on 18th December 2009. With the help of a small p...

7/17/2019 7/18/2019

Magriet Uitenweerde (1954 - 2012)

Magriet Uitenweerde (1954 - 2012) Brief overview: Thinus (55) was found with his hands tied up with black shoelaces, feet bound with nylon rope, and a scarf around his ace, stoned to death, and dum...

7/15/2019 7/15/2019

Ina van der Berg (1957 - 2019)

Ina van der Berg (1957 – 2019) Brief overview: A well known couple was murdered on their farm Bloubos, between Boshof and Dealesville in the Free State, on the weekend. The bodies of Sakkie van der...

7/15/2019 7/15/2019

Isak van der Berg (1952 - 2019)

"Sakkie"

Sakkie van der Berg (1952 – 2019) Brief overview: A well known couple was murdered on their farm Bloubos, between Boshof and Dealesville in the Free State, on the weekend. The bodies of Sakkie van ...

7/15/2019 7/15/2019

Thinus Uitenweerde (1956 - 2011)

Thinus Uitenweerde (1956 - 2011) Brief overview: Thinus (55) was found with his hands tied up with black shoelaces, feet bound with nylon rope, and a scarf around his ace, stoned to death, and dump...

7/14/2019 7/15/2019

Alice Lotter (1933 - 2009)

Alice Lotter (1931 - 2009) Brief overview: A savage and brutal attack where two women endured more than three hours of torture. The slogan “Kill the Boer, Kill the Farmer’ was daubed on the farm ho...

7/14/2019 7/14/2019

Helen Lotter (1952 - 2009)

Helen Lotter (1952 - 2009) Brief overview: A savage and brutal attack where two women endured more than three hours of torture. The slogan “Kill the Boer, Kill the Farmer’ was daubed on the farm ho...

7/14/2019 7/14/2019

Johan Strydom (1970 - 2010)

Johan Strydom (1970 - 2010) Brief overview: One of the murder suspects of Johan Strydom (40) - Jonathan Sekgone (21) - was also briefly under arrest for the attempted murder of farmer B J Nortje, f...

7/14/2019 7/14/2019

Johannes Oelofse (1956 - 2011)

Johan Oelofse (1956 – 2011) Brief overview: Johannes (55), was killed on the 24th May 2011 in the umpteenth house robbery in Vaal Park, next to Sasolburg. Three men attacked Mr. Oelofse in his home...

7/12/2019 7/12/2019

Jannie du Plessis (1950 - 2013)

Jannie du Plessis (1950 – 2013) Brief overview: Jannie (63) was shot in the stomach when attackers invaded his farm Gretna Green, near Villers in the Free State on 13th January 2013. The perpetrato...

7/10/2019 7/10/2019

Andrew Monakane (1975 - 2014)

Andrew Monakane (1975 – 2014) Brief overview: Three attackers invaded the farm of the Monakane's on 14th May 2014. Andrew (39) was shot dead. His wife, Loryn (39), was raped and shot in the face. S...

6/17/2019 7/10/2019

Loryn Monakane (1975 - 2014)

Loryn Monakane (1975 – 2014) Brief overview: Three attackers invaded the farm of the Monakane's on 14th May 2014. Andrew (39) was shot dead. His wife, Loryn (39), was raped and shot in the face. Sh...

6/17/2019 7/10/2019

Jan Barnard (1942 - 2015)

Jan Barnard (1942 – 2015) Brief overview: Afrikaner farmer Jan Barnard was shot dead 19 November 2015, and his widow Carmelia was injured by four black gunmen who shot the couple on their farm outs...

6/18/2019 7/10/2019

Cecilia Fourie (1940 - 2012)

"Cecile", "Cecil"

Cecile Fourie (1940 – 2012) Brief overview: Elderly Fourie couple of Trompsburg ‘slaughtered like animals’ Volksblad reports on the farm murders of Johan Fourie (71) and his wife, Cecile (72) in Tr...

7/9/2019 7/9/2019

Johannes Fourie (1941 - 2012)

"Johan"

Johan Fourie (1941 – 2012) Brief overview: Elderly Fourie couple of Trompsburg ‘slaughtered like animals’ Volksblad reports on the farm murders of Johan Fourie (71) and his wife, Cecile (72) in Tro...

7/9/2019 7/9/2019

Ernest van Rooyen (1936 - 2013)

Ernest van Rooyen (1936 – 2013) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Double-murders of Annetjie and Ernest van Rooyen: testimony by pathologist August 2 2013 Parys Circuit Court: Annetjie van Rooyen ...

7/8/2019 7/8/2019

Christopher Preece (1958 - 2012)

Christopher Preece (1958 – 2012) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family His wife Felicity, (56), is thought to have heard him crying for help, but was overpowered before she ...

7/8/2019 7/8/2019

Noeline Koekemoer (b. - 2015)

Noeline Koekemoer (2000 – 2015) Brief overview: Noeline Koekemoer (15) was found dead in her bedroom by her mother on 7th April 2015. Captain Chaka Marope said, the mother came home at around 18:...

7/6/2019 7/6/2019

Elsabeth du Bruyn (1942 - 2013)

Elsabeth du Bruyn (1942 - 2013) Brief overview: Elsabeth (71), a widow and farmer from the district, was found dead in her home at around 09h00 on 7th September 2013, in her home. Her hand and feet...

7/2/2019 7/2/2019

Wilna Potgieter (1974 - 2010)

Wilna Potgieter (1974 – 2010) Brief overview: Attie (40), a farm manager, and cattle farm owner, his wife Wilna (36) and their daughter Willemien (3) were all murdered on the Potgieters 11th weddin...

6/23/2019 6/23/2019

Attie Potgieter (1970 - 2010)

Attie Potgieter (1970 – 2010) Brief overview: Attie (40), a farm manager, and cattle farm owner, his wife Wilna (36) and their daughter Willemien (3) were all murdered on the Potgieters 11th weddin...

6/23/2019 6/23/2019

Wilmien Potgieter (2008 - 2010)

"Willemien"

Wilmien Potgieter (2008 – 2010) Brief overview: Wilmien, who had not yet celebrated her third birthday, was murdered with her parents Attie (40) and Wilna (36) on their farm on Wednesday 1st Decemb...

6/23/2019 6/23/2019

James Milne Bredenkamp (1951 - 1993)

"Millen"

James Milne Bredenkamp (1951 - 1993) Brief overview: James (42), a farmer from Louwater, Vaalrivier, Sasolburg, was attacked and murdered on his farm, on 18th June 1993. He was tied up and sustaine...

6/19/2019 6/19/2019