Gardener to be sentenced for murder

2011-11-17 07:13

A gardener who admitted to beating a Pretoria woman to death with a spade will be sentenced by the North Gauteng High Court today.

Yesterday, Lucas Moloi (35) of Qwa Qwa in Free State, testified to the killing of Cordelia Prinsloo at her house in Kameeldrift in October 2009.

He said that Prinsloo’s ex-husband Cobus had “pushed” him to do it.

Moloi said Cobus offered him R50 000 and a house to kill his wife, an air hostess, even though Moloi and Cordelia had a very good relationship and he liked her.

Moloi said Prinsloo promised him no one would ever know about the murder because he would make sure no one ever found the body.

Moloi said he was willing to testify for the State in Prinsloo’s trial, which began before another judge this week.

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