Moepi killers get life behind bars

2014-11-21 10:03
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Johannesburg - Two men convicted of the murder of forensic auditor Lawrence Moepi were handed life sentences in the South Gauteng High Court, the New Age reported on Friday.

Mpho David "Thirteen" Nkosi and Remember Siphoro were sentenced on Thursday following a three-day trial.

The trial was the shortest ever in that court, the paper reported.

Nkosi and Siphoro's sentencing coincided with what would have been Moepi's 42nd birthday.

The two men shot Moepi in the parking lot of the SizweNtsalubaGobodo offices in Johannesburg in October last year.

Siphoro was the father of Moepi's girlfriend's child, the paper reported.

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