Toxicology report delays 'Sunday Rapist' case

2011-12-13 10:40
Krugersdorp - The case against the man accused of killing Roodepoort schoolgirl Louise de Waal was postponed to February next year.

Magistrate Keith Page ordered that the toxicology report on the body be completed by February 1.

The court heard that it was difficult to complete the post mortem report without the toxicology report.

The case was postponed to February 1.

Johannes Jacobus (Jaco) Steyn faces 13 charges of rape, 10 of kidnapping, one of murder and six of sexual assault.

He allegedly abducted De Waal in Roodepoort in October, just before her 17th birthday

A burnt body, believed to be hers, was found on a farm in Magaliesburg later the same day. Steyn later handed himself over to authorities.

Two cases of kidnapping Steyn alleged committed in Rustenburg and Potchefstroom will also be heard in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's court.

This was after the State applied for all cases against him to be centralised.
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