Murder docket confirmed for Van Breda murders

2015-03-09 11:30
The Van Breda family. (Facebook)

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Cape Town - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has received the murder docket for the attack on the Van Breda family, it said on Monday.

"We have the docket for a decision," NPA Western Cape spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said.

He would not give any further details.

The Van Breda family were attacked in their home in the De Zalze Golf Estate, Stellenbosch, in January. Sixteen-year-old Marli van Breda and her 20-year-old brother Henri survived the attack. Their parents Martin, 55, Theresa, 54, and older brother Rudi, 22, were killed.

Marli van Breda was critically injured and remained in hospital.

A family spokesperson Ben Rootman reportedly said recently she was showing signs of improvement.

The family said she "looks very good and the wounds have almost healed completely”, but has not been able to make a statement to police yet, Netwerk24 reported last week.

Emergency medical services spokesman Robert Daniels said previously that Marli had an axe wound to the head and her jugular vein had been severed.

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