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South Africa - Home Invasion Victims: 2011 - 2012

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  • Barney van Heerden (1972 - 2011)
    Barney van Heerden (1972 - 2011)Barney (39), was murdered at his home in Orange Grove, Johannesburg, after a sexual encounter with three men, on 20th September 2011. He had been tied up with shoelaces,...
  • Gary Jansen (b. - 2011)
    Gary Jansen (d.o.b. unknown - 2011)Gary, was shot dead at the Come Together Lounge in Kanala Crescent, Belhar, Western Cape, on 23rd August 2011. Two other men were also killed in the shoot out. Theo G...
  • Florenda Jacobs (1979 - 2011)
    Florenda Jacobs (1979 - 2011)Florenda (32), a bank teller, went missing after she went to draw cash on 26th April 2011. Her body was discovered in a ditch outside Vereeniging during a helicopter search...
  • Robert Bouwer (1971 - 2011)
    Robert 'Robbie' Bouwer (1971 - 2011)Robbie (40, owner of Birds of Africa, High Road, Pomona, went missing after he had not returned home from an optometrist appointment in Boksburg. His burnt corpse wa...
  • Leon Durant (b. - 2012)
    Leon Durant (d.o.b. unknown - 2012)Leon, was severely assaulted in his home at Meent Street, Heatherpark, George, on 14th February 2012. The police found him in a critical condition, after his home was...

“Home Invasion and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012

There are 169 Victims remembered in this Project

Urban Attacks - 75

Rural Attacks - 62

Business Attacks - 5

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings - 10

Outdoor Attacks - 15

Kidnapping/Abductions - 1

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

2011 April

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

May

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

Outdoor Attacks

June

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • Sue Viljoen (42) 11/06/2011 Amanzimtoti, KZN (stabbed & raped along road)

Outdoor Attacks

July

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

August

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attacks

September

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

October

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

November

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Hijackings/ Road Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

December

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Business Attacks

  • [Danny O'Shea] (48) 04/12/2011 Hi-Q, Senekal, FS

2012 January

Suburban Attacks

  • Smartryk Treurnicht (38) 02/01/2012 Verwoerdburg/Centurion, GP (stabbed to death) media link media link
  • Hannes van der Merwe (?) 02/01/2012 Krugersdorp, GP (bludgeoned and stabbed)
  • Patricia Joffe (82) 06/01/2012 Mnandi, Centurion, GP (stabbed to death) media link
  • Mona de Villiers (86) 06/01/2012 Centurion, Pretoria, GP (strangled to death) media link
  • [Ria Van Niekerk] (81) 07/01/2012 Meenthuis Kompleks, Bronkhorstspruit, MPL
  • [Johannes Slabbert] (49) 20/01/2012 Pretoria West, GP
  • Johan Geyer (52) 22/01/2012 Hazelwood lane, Brooklyn, Pretoria, GP (shot in kitchen) media link
  • Lavelle Theron (17) 24/01/2012 Wentworth, Durban, KZN ( shot and died on his way to hospital) media link
  • Piet van der Heever 28/01/2012 Riebeeckstad, Welkom, FS (stabbed in home)
  • Paul Swanson (58) 30/01/2012 Bryanston, Johannesburg, GP (gagged to death) media link
  • Female Victim 30/01/2012 Parkview, GP (murdered inside home)
  • Ivy Seate (36) 31/01/2012 Mandela View, Bloemfontein, FS (strangled inside her home) media link
  • Frans van der Linde /01/2012 Brits, NW (murdered inside house)

Vehicle Attacks / Hijackings

  • [Frans van Biljon] (71) 20/01/2012 On highway, Bronkhorspruit, GP

Rural Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Business Attack Victims

  • Male Victim 16/01/2012 Soshanguve, Pretoria, GP (shot at petrol station)
  • Micheal Stenger (22) 21/01/2012 Nelspruit, MPL (shot dead during business robbery) media link

February

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks

Hijacking/Vehicle/Road Attacks

Business Attacks

March

Suburban Attacks

Rural Attacks Hijacking/Vehicle Attacks

Kidnapping / Abduction Attacks

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