Traffic-cop murderer sentenced to life

2017-06-16 06:00

THE 41-year-old murderer of a Matatiele Local Municipality traffic cop was sentenced to life for murder and 15 years for robbery by Ramsgate High Court last Friday.

Don McKenzie (32) was shot and killed while patrolling in High Street in Matatiele in October last year. His firearm was also stolen during the incident.

Police spokesperson, Raphael Motloung thanked Matatiele detectives for the professional manner they conducted the investigation, which led to the sentencing of the murderer.

He welcomed the sentence and said it is a lesson to criminals that the continuous killing of innocent people will not be tolerated.
“We thank SAPS, the people of Matatiele and McKenzie’s family for their support during investigations,” said Motloung. - Supplied.


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