Alleged killer of Atlantis mom, daughter back in court

2017-07-14 06:07
Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town – The case against a man who allegedly killed a young mother and her daughter will continue in the Atlantis Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Wilfred Oliphant, 35, is charged with the murders of Octavia Skippers, 23, and her two-year-old daughter Cleo.

Oliphant appeared in court on June 12, but did not apply for bail. He remains in custody.

The bodies of the mother and daughter were found dumped in a field between Protea Park and Witsand, near their home on Acacia Crescent, on Tuesday, June 6. Oliphant was arrested in Bellville two days later.

They were last seen on their way to a hairdresser.

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