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South Africa - Home Invasion Victims: 2006 - 2007

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  • Dr Jan-Andries Strydom (1925 - 2007)
    Doctor Jan-Andries Strydom (1925 - 2007) Jan-Andries (82) a doctor and former mayor, was tied-up, kicked and beaten, and chocked to death in his own blood, when he was attacked in his home in Wessels...
  • Leon Vermaak (b. - 2006)
    Leon Vermaak (d.o.b. unknown - 2006) Leon, owner of Springfield Mini-market in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, was shot dead when he was ambushed by four armed criminals whilst opening up his shop, on 7t...
  • Dr Cornelius de Klerk (1937 - 2007)
    Dr Cornelius de Klerk (1937 - 2007) Brief overview: Cornelius (70), and his brother, Nico, were both shot at in the driveway of Cornelius's house in 24th Street, Menlo Park, Pretoria on 1st January...
  • Richard Bloom (1979 - 2006)
    Richard Bloom (1979 - 2006) Brief overview: Richard (27), a fashion designer, and his friend Brett Goldin (28), were abducted, tied up, bundled into the boot of Richard's car, and both shot dead - ...
  • Brett Goldin (1977 - 2006)
    Brett Goldin (1978 - 2006) Brief overview: Brett (28), and his friend, fashion designer Richard Bloom (27) were abducted, tied up, bundled into the boot of Richard's car, and both shot dead - singl...

“Home Invasion and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007

2006 April

Outdoor Victims



Hijacking / Road Attacks

  • [Megan Herselman] (49) 13/06/2006 N1 Western Bypass, GP (shot four times in the stomach) media article



Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings


Business Attacks

  • Leon Vermaak 07/09/2006 Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, EC (shot dead in an armed robbery at his shop) media link




Outdoor Victims



Hijacking Victims



Business Attacks

  • Dieter Scholtz (?) 13/03/2007 Loaded sports bar in North End, Port Elizabeth, EC (robbed, kidnapped, murdered, body burnt) media link