ARTICLES RELATING TO MURDER

Durban man who killed wife and kids will go on trial

2014-09-17 15:33

A man killed his wife as she slept and bludgeoned his children to death when they came to investigate what was happening, prosecutors will claim when Rajan Kandasamy goes on trial in the Durban High Court.

Judge Masipa 'reads' Oscar's mind

2014-09-16 11:20

Few people expected Judge Masipa to make a contentious and provocative decision, at odds with a large body of expert legal opinion on crucial issues.

Joburg man attempts suicide after killing wife

2014-08-20 11:53

A man who allegedly fatally stabbed his wife in Johannesburg has attempted suicide and will face a schedule six murder charge when he appears in court.

Dewani to make third court appearance

2014-06-20 15:07

Shrien Dewani who is being tried in Cape Town for allegedly conspiring to have his wife murdered, is set to appear in court on Friday.

Overprotective dads going too far?

2014-03-14 15:41

Maybe dads need to chill a bit when it comes to their daughters having guy friends.

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-28 05:00

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

The budget, health insurance, Greenpeace and Oscar

2014-02-27 13:31

The national budget, announced yesterday, contained little to cheer about for the average South African.

The ‘blame Satan’ alibi

2014-02-21 14:00

Kids being caught out often blame the enemy their parents taught them about.

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Johannesburg police are investigating the murder of two young girls, who went missing over the weekend. The children were killed in separate incidents and discovered on Monday. Watch.

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How a murderer's mind works

2013-06-28 08:53

Who would you fear the most? An impulsive murderer or someone who plans a murder carefully?

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Two days after 25-year-old British soldier Lee Rigby was murdered in the street in Woolwich, London, his family is speaking out about the brutal attack. See photos from their press conference.

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Taxi child-killer not a murderer?

2013-03-13 11:31

Jacob Humphreys and his legal team have approached the the Supreme Court of Appeal to ask that it overturn his 10 murders convictions.

'Jub Jub' gets 20 years

2012-12-06 08:52

Protea Magistrate's Court has sentenced musician Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala to 20 years' imprisonment each for killing children with their cars.

4 infamous female South African killers

2012-08-16 12:00

‘I may look calm but in my head I have killed you three times.’

Businessman shot dead in Cape Town

2012-07-27 08:59

The chief executive of private-equity group Basileus Capital, Julian Williams, has been shot dead in his Cape Town office, according to reports.

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Video expert testifying in the Jub Jub case found that the video evidence presented to the court was seriously compromised but not tampered with. Watch to find out more.

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Gardener convicted of killing ex-boss

2012-03-22 22:39

A Pretoria man has been convicted of killing his former employer during a violent house robbery in Waverley, where the victim was viciously attacked with a broken whisky bottle.

'Foxy Knoxy' cries in court

2010-12-12 09:21

Convicted murderer Amanda Knox has broken down in an Italian court, making an emotional appeal and saying her life has been broken by three years in jail.

Pop singer's killer appeals

2010-11-14 14:25

An Egyptian real estate tycoon convicted of hiring a hitman to kill a Lebanese pop singer has appealed the verdict.

Man held for killing girl, 7

2009-10-25 13:19

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old girl in Somerset West.

The Brutal Telling

2009-09-15 09:17

Shameful secrets, a train of hidden treasure and missing blood all form part of a muder mystery worth reading.

The Finest Type of English Womanhood

2009-08-21 11:34

Escaping their stifling British wartime childhoods, Laura and Gay head for Johannesburg.

Zondi murder accused killed

2009-07-29 11:41

A man who was charged with the murder of Inkosi Mbongeleni Zondi has been killed at his home in KwaMashu outside Durban.

Mob hacks businessman to death

2009-07-17 12:21

A man has been killed by an angry mob who accused him of trying to kill women for muti in the Khoza area outside Eshowe.

Two murderers hanged in Iran

2009-07-04 08:28

Two Iranian men convicted of murder have been hanged in a prison in the southern city of Shiraz, it has been reported.

 

Durban man who killed wife and kids will go on trial

2014-09-17 09:05

A man killed his wife as she slept and bludgeoned his children to death when they came to investigate what was happening, prosecutors will claim when Rajan Kandasamy goes on trial in the Durban High Court.

Durban prostitute decapitated for traditional medicine

2014-09-15 12:05

Three minors from Durban are expected to plead not guilty to participating in the killing and decapitation of a prostitute whose head was intended for use by a traditional healer.

Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

2014-07-21 11:40

A recent murder case may be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, according to experts.

Man kills and cannibalises woman

2014-06-12 10:40

A suspected satanist murdered, dismembered and ate a women in Manchester, Tennessee, US.

Did Oscar kill Reeva because he was jealous?

2014-03-06 12:39

Uncontrolled jealousy can be a dangerous thing. Could Oscar have suffered from it?

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-27 17:15

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-27 13:07

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

Young cricketer stabbed to death by father

2014-02-14 10:17

An 11 year-old boy has died of head injuries after being brutally attacked by his mentally ill father in Melbourne, Australia.

Kenyan eats housemate's heart in US

2013-08-21 10:04

A Kenyan man has pleaded guilty in a US court after being charged for killing his Ghanaian housemate and eating his heart and brain.

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Three men are behind bars in connection with the murder investigation for a murdered Cape Town doctor. Now two others, including a police officer, are also being questioned. Watch a video about the case.

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London police have identified the victim of the Woolwich murder as 25-year-old soldier, Lee Rigby. As police continue to investigate the crime, locals begin to mourn the victim. See photos of the reaction.

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Reeva Steenkamp: A tribute

2013-02-15 15:35

We memorialise a law graduate, model and fellow South African woman.

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Teen reenacts killing her baby

2012-11-19 15:08

14-year-old Cassidy Goodson hid her pregnancy and killed her newborn to not upset her parents.

4 infamous female South African killers

2012-08-07 12:00

‘I may look calm but in my head I have killed you three times.’

"Mess with my kid, I'll kill you!"

2012-06-18 11:38

These parents killed to protect their kids, but what did they lose in the process?

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Chris Mahlangu was found guilty of the 2010 murder of rightwing leader Eugene Terre'Blanche by the High Court sitting in Ventersdorp. Patrick Ndlovu, was acquitted of murder, but found guilty of house-breaking with intent to steal.

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13-year-old “murderer” to be tried as an adult

2012-03-20 10:03

A 13-year-old boy faces a first-degree murder charge for killing his brother.

Horror murders shock US town

2010-11-21 14:39

Two women and an 11-year-old boy were stabbed to death and dismembered before their remains were placed in a hollow tree, a coroner has revealed in a small Ohio town in the US.

Boxer held for killing wife

2010-04-18 19:58

Suspended WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero has been detained by police on suspicion of killing his wife.

The Brutal Telling

2009-10-05 09:17

Shameful secrets, a train of hidden treasure and missing blood all form part of a muder mystery worth reading.

Accused causes court scuffle

2009-08-24 21:07

A scuffle has broken out in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court between police officers and the man accused of killing retired Austrian soccer player Peter Burgstaller.

Man denies killing porn model

2009-08-19 11:15

A man accused of killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an internet pornography model has pleaded not guilty to her murder.

R6m linked to mystery death

2009-07-19 11:30

Investor money to the tune of R6m could be the key to the mysterious death of a Hazyview businesswoman, whose burnt body was found near Sabie.

Man punched lover to death

2009-07-13 18:04

A man has been jailed for life for murdering his lover after lacing her omelette with sleeping pills and punching her so hard she suffered fatal brain damage.

Hitmen posed as healers

2009-06-17 22:05

KwaZulu-Natal police have launched a manhunt for two men who posed as traditional healers before drowning a woman in a dam.

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