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South Africa - Home Invasion Victims: 2008 - 2009

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  • Robin McGregor (1929 - 2008)
    Robin McGregor (1929 - 2008) Brief overview: Robin (79), was murdered in his Tulbagh home. His body was discovered after police on a routine patrol stopped a grey Mercedes Benz in Bellville South. ...
  • Andries Visser (1926 - 2008)
  • Lulu Stephanie Meiring Hewitson (1924 - 2008)
    Lulu Hewitson (1924 – 2008) Brief overview: Lulu (84) The elderly wife of a member of the team that carried out the world's first heart transplant was murdered in the early hours of Sunday morning ...
  • Jan George Engelbrecht (1963 - 2008)
    Jan Engelbrecht (1963 - 2008) Brief overview: Jan (45), was shot dead in front of his wife, Merinda, and daughter, Megan (14), in their home at Keerweer Street, Booysens, Pretoria, on 8th September...
  • Dennis David Buys (1930 - 2008)
    Dennis David Buys (1930 - 2008) Brief overview: Dennis (78), (pictured with the hat), who lived alone, was found strangled to death, with a rope, in his home at 175 Jack Hindon Street, Pretoria Nor...

“Home Invasion and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2009

There are 139 Victims remembered in this Project

Urban Attacks - 26

Rural Attacks - 91

Business Attacks - 3

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks - 12

Outdoor Attacks - 7

2008 April

Rural Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

  • [Female Victim] (16-17) 12/04/2008 Azalea Cemetery, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, KZN (found on top of a grave, multiple murder) media link, media link
  • [Female Victim] (16-17) 12/04/2008 Azalea Cemetery, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, KZN (found on top of a grave, multiple murder) media link, media link

May

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

June

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

July

Urban Attacks

  • Andries Petrus Visser (82) 15/07/2008 Lombard St, Wonderboom South, Pretoria, GP (shot five times by five black assailants trying to protect his wife media link
  • Mollie Opperman (81) 16/07/2008 Limpopo st, Randles park, Klerksdorp, NW (smothered to death)media link
  • Andre Bam (26) 29/07/2008 Doornpoort, Pretoria North (shot in the head, multiple murder) media link
  • Chris Bam (57) 29/07/2008 Doornpoort, Pretoria North (shot six times and died three weeks later on 20/08/2008, multiple murder) media link

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

August

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

September

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

October

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

November

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

December

Urban Attacks

                                                                                                                                                                                                

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

2009 January

Urban Attacks

                                                                                                                                                                                                

Rural Attacks

  • [Male Victim] (80) 04/01/2009 Farm near Phabeni gate Kruger Park, MPL (elderly farmer stoned to death, unnamed due to wife being raped) media article, media article


Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Dieter Furrutter (60s) 19/01/2009 N14 highway, about a kilometre from the R511 offramp at the Diepsloot squatter camp, GP (shot in the neck) media link

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

February

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Hijacking / Vehicle Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

March

Urban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Business Attacks