Suspect in court

2015-09-16 06:00


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ADAM LUCAS (27) from Fraserburg appeared in the Fraserburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning (14/09) regarding the murder of his girlfriend, Jerenica Jacobs (20), on 5 September.

Jacobs’s body was found on Wednesday (09/09) at about 15:00 by a resident who was gathering wood between the Williston and Uitsig neighbourhood of Fraserburg. Capt. Jason Prins, station commander, accompanied the woman back to the crime scene.

Jacobs had sustained multiple injuries.

During the course of the investigation, Prins received information that Jacobs had last been seen on 5 September walking with her boyfriend in the direction where her body was discovered.

The investigating officer, Det.WO Klaas Fiks, searched the suspect’s house. Lucas was arrested and charged with murder.

The case was postponed to 29 September for formal bail application

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