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South Africa - Home Invasion Victims: 2002 - 2003

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  • William Gordon Edgar (1943 - 2002)
    William Gordon Edgar (1944 - 2002)William (58) was murdered in George, Western Cape, on 13th April 2002.Shared by William's son Andrew on a discussion forum:"My father, William Gordon Edgar, murdered 1...
  • Gert Jansen van Vuuren (b. - 2003)
    Gert Jansen van Vuuren (d.o.b. unknown - 2003)Gert was murdered in his home on 14th February 2003. It is unknown as to which area Gert was murdered.Testimony shared by his sister Petro on a discussion ...
  • Louis Coetzee (b. - 2003)
    Louis Coetzee (d.o.b. unknown - 2003)Louis was shot during a home invasion on 23rd February 2003 at his house in Helikon Park, Randfontein. He passed away from his injuries on 18th March 2003. Testimon...
  • Julie Stevens (1960 - 2002)
    Julie Stevens (1960 - 2002)Julie (42) was raped and murdered in the Long Tom Pass on 10th November 2002. *
  • Francois de Bruyn (1982 - 2002)
    Francois de Bruyn (1982 - 2002)Francois (20), a Stellenbosch University student, and his friend Phillip Hills (20), were attacked by four men while they were on a fishing trip at the Smalblaar River in...

“Home Invasion and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2003

There are 163 victims remembered in this project

Urban Attacks - 24

Rural Attacks - 127

Business Attacks - 3

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings - 3

Outdoor Attacks - 5

Victims that do not fit the strict definition of a "Farm Attack" - 1

2002 April

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Pieter Olivier (54) 01/04/2002 Tomato farm Blesbokfontein, Bronkhorstspruit, GP (beaten and shot in the stomach and head) media article, media article
  • Dickson Pillay (36) 01/04/2002 KwaDukuza (Stanger) , KZN (torched to death) media article
  • Sandy Pillay (28) 01/04/2002 KwaDukuza (Stanger), KZN (torched to death) media article
  • Iris du Preez (70) 05/04/2002 Wilgeboom smallholding outside Potchefstroom, NW (shot once and the bullet had passed through her arm into her chest) media article
  • Stephanus Anton Werner (62) 05/04/2002 Rustenburg, NW (severely assaulted, large wound at the back of his neck) media article
  • Rita M Mans (31) 17/04/2002 Ottosdal, NW (farmers wife shot dead SAFM Newscast)
  • [Male Victim] (54), Klapmuts, Paarl, WC (unidentified farmer, bludgeoned to death) media article
  • Mona Sawyer (78) 29/04/2002 Magaliesburg, NW (stabbed several times in the neck) media article
  • Hein Nuwenhuizen 04/2002 Fort Jackson, EC
  • Manuel Coustino (67) 04/2002 Elandsfontein farm, Mbombela (Nelspruit), MPL

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

May

Suburban Attacks

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Andre Pienaar (56) 02/05/2002 farm Mooitoekoms, Viljoenskroon, FS (shot) media article
  • G Olivier (58) 13/05/2002 Makokskraal, NW
  • M Kriel (29) 20/05/2002 Ventersdorp, NW
  • Ben Vorster (67) 28/05/2002 farm Annashoop in the Plooysburg district, NC (gunshot wound to the head) media article

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

June

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • [Male Victim] 06/06/2012 Plot 13, Johan rd, Honeydew, GP (shot and killed, son orphaned, multiple murder) media link
  • [Female Victim] 06/06/2012 Plot 13, Johan rd, Honeydew, GP (shot and killed, son orphaned, multiple murder) media link
  • Cheryl van Houten (51) 07/06/2002 Diepsloot area smallholding, Centurion, GP (hacked to death) media article
  • Rory van Rensburg (31) 10/06/2002 farm Uitzoek, Camperdown, KZN (shot dead) media link
  • Robin Dent (59) 15/06/2002 Aussicht Farm, Wartberg, KZN media article
  • Allison Dent (57) 15/06/2002 Aussicht Farm, Wartberg, KZN media article
  • F van Pletzen 23/06/2002 Dordrecht, EC
  • A Payn (42) 24/06/2002 East London, EC
  • A Erteld 24/06/2002 Vredefort, FS
  • Prinsloo 24/06/2002 Vierfontein, FS
  • P Viljoen (76) 24/06/2002 Parys, FS
  • E Coetzee (51) 24/06/2002 Nasionale Kruger Wildtuin, MPL
  • W.J Combrinck (66) 24/06/2002 Sheepmoor, MPL
  • J Combrinck (57) 24/06/2002 Bonnievale, WC
  • de Wit 24/06/2002 Bonnievale, WC
  • C Laynes (48) 26/06/2002 Potgietersrus, LP
  • W.J Laynes (49) 26/06/2002 Potgietersrus, LP
  • A van Dyk (81) 28/06/2002 Randburg, GP
  • Christo Gildenhuys (85) 30/06/2002 Sheepmoor, Greylingstad, MPL FB link
  • Anel Snyman (21) 30/06/2002 plaas Buhrmannstafelkop, Ermelo, MPL (raped and murdered) media link
  • R Wentzel (39) 06/2002 Vryburg, NW

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

July

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Johnny Scheepers (60) 13/07/2002 Scheeper's Nek, Vryheid, KZN (shot dead while driving along a district road)

Outdoor Attacks

August

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

September

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Monique Valentyn (16) 03/09/2002 Mangel St, Wesbank, Cape Town, WC (died of a bullet wound at Tygerberg Hospital the next day) media link

Outdoor Attacks

October

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

  • Leon Furstenburg (41) 01/10/2002 Louis Trichardt, LP
  • Balasundrum Naicker (50) Tongaat, KZN (shot in the chest and died) media article
  • August Bruller (72) 12/10/2002 Somerset Farm in the Elandskraal area, Dundee, KZN media article
  • Douw Gerbrand van Tonder (24) 12/10/2002 De Kuilen farm, Villa Nora, Ellisras, Marken, LP (stabbed in the chest) media article
  • Rashida Abdulla (16) 16/10/2002 Folweni, Umbumbulu, KZN (shot twice in the head) media article
  • Levera Naidoo (17) 16/10/2002 Folweni, Umbumbulu, KZN (shot three times in the head) media article
  • Krishnavelli Pillay (19) 16/10/2002 Folweni, Umbumbulu, KZN (shot in the head and chest) media article
  • Johannes Madondo 23/10/2002 Kokstad, KZN
  • M.J van Vuuren (f) (73) 25/10/2002 Groot Marico, NW
  • Fanie du Toit (72) 10/2002 Graanlaagte, Hertzogville, FS (murdered on his farm)
  • Carl/Charl Uys 10/2002 Boomplaas, Reddersburg, FS
  • Ronelle Uys (f) 10/2002 Boomplaas, Reddersburg, FS

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

November

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

December

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

2003 January

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

February

Suburban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

March

Suburban Attacks

  • Louis Coetzee (?) 18/03/2003 Helikonpark, Randfontein, GP (shot 23/02/2003, died from his injuries 18/03/2003)

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks

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