Woman appears in missing man case

2011-07-21 08:24

A 36-year-old woman has appeared in Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court in connection with the 2009 disappearance of a man, following an investigation spanning South Africa, Germany and Switzerland.

“Christina Adler appeared yesterday [on Wednesday] charged with fraud and murder,” said Port Elizabeth spokesperson Tsepo Ndwalaza.

Her husband, Dens Leumberg (34) was still at large, Ndwalaza said.

Claus Schroeder (50), who dealt in motor homes in Jeffreys Bay, went missing on August 14, 2009.

Ndwalaza said the two would face murder charges, even though Schroeder’s body had not been found.

Adler would appear in court next Thursday for bail application, he said.

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