Griekwastad teen to inherit R23m

2013-04-24 10:14
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Bloemfontein - The teenager who is the only surviving member of the Griekwastad family tragedy is his parents’ sole heir and stands to inherit almost R23m.

Don Steenkamp, 16, will also inherit his sister, Marthella’s part of the estate, left in the communal will drawn up by their father Deon, 44, and mother Christel, 43, reported Volksblad.

The couple’s will specified that Marthella would inherit her mother’s jewellery and Don would inherit the weapons.

The will also said Marthella’s inheritance, which was in the Edelweiss trust, included farms worth R6.4m and cattle valued close to R1m.

Don would inherit the Naauwhoek trust with farms of R7.6m and cattle of R1.2m. But he will only inherit everything when he turns 21.

Assets in the will have been valued at R22 999 307.

The Steenkamp couple and their daughter Marthella were killed on Easter Friday 2012 on their farm Naauwhoek in Griekwastad.

Don was the only surviving family member.

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