First suspect in Jayde case appears in court

2015-05-07 11:14
Thando Siyoli (30) appeared in court.

Thando Siyoli (30) appeared in court. (Werner Hills)

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Although police did not confirm that the first suspect in the Jayde Panayiotou murder case is a bouncer, his body build hinted at the possibility.

Thando Siyoli's (30) big, muscular arms could clearly be seen through his top when he appeared in the Magistrate's court today. He hid his face.

People in the court room immediately speculated that a man with a well-built body like Siyoli's matches the profile of a bouncer.

Reliable sources earlier alleged that Siyoli was paid by Christopher, Jayde's husband, to have her killed. Siyoli is apparently also a bouncer at one of Christopher's night clubs in Algoa Park.

He was in court for less than five minutes when Magistrate Jan van der Westhuizen postponed his case to June 19, the same date when the other two suspects, Christopher (28) and Sizwezakhe Vumazonke (31) will appear. They will all appear in the North End Magistrates Court on charges of the murder and kidnapping of Jayde.

Brig. Marinda Mills, Provincial Police Spokesperson, confirmed in the meantime the autopsy report of Jayde has finally been finalised. According to Mills the report reveals that Jayde was not raped.

Read more on:    jayde panayiotou  |  christopher panayiotou  |  port elizabeth

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