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South Africa - Prominent Victims of Crime: 1994 to 2020

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  • John McNicol (1942 - 2001)
    John McNicol (1942 - 2001) Brief overview: John (59), a retired racing car driver, was murdered in his farm house on the Rietfontein smallholdings in Vereeniging, in what appeared to be a revenge at...
  • Leon Andre Potgieter (1936 - 2009)
    Andre Potgieter (1937 - 2009) Brief overview: André (72), the well known Afrikaans author/journalist died at the Pelonomi hospital in the Free State from trauma incurred during an armed attack at hi...
  • Julian Stobbs (b. - 2020)
    Julian Stobbs 'Jules' (1961 - 2020)===Brief overview: Julian (59), a former Royal Navy sailor, and his partner, Myrtle Clarke, were attacked on their smallholding 'Farm Jazz' in Sunrella, on the mornin...
  • Wynand Breedt (1975 - 2020)
    Wynand Breedt (1975 - 2020)===Brief overview: Wynand (45), a well-known South African singer and songwriter, was shot dead at his farm in Nuy Valley, between Worcester and Robertsham, Western Cape, aro...
  • Kirvan Fortuin (1992 - 2020)
    Kirvan Fortuin (1992 - 2020)Kirvan (28), a well-known choreographer, was stabbed to death in the early hours of the morning on Saturday 13th June 2020, in Macassar, Cape Town, by a 14-year-old girl. Al...

Crime in South Africa is at epidemic proportions, Many well known and prominent South Africans (and notable visitors) have been murdered in the course of a crime since 1994.

Aim and Scope

This project is intended to record all the Prominent Victims of South African Crime and link them to our Geni tree.

How to Participate

Add the names of victims with their age and date of death (Or email Donovan Penaluna: If the person is on Geni please add the link to their profile, and make this a bold entry. If the person is not on Geni but has an external source, add a link to an external source but do not make the link bold. This will help us to see who still needs to be added/found on Geni.