Sentencing expected in Vaal camp killers case

2015-04-16 07:13

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Johannesburg - Alex de Koker and Michael Erasmus will appear in the Vereeniging Regional Court on Thursday for sentencing after they were found guilty of murder, child abuse and assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm in February.

Magistrate Retha Willemse found the duo guilty for the murder of 15-year-old Raymond Buys at the Echo Wild Game Rangers camp in 2011.

Buys suffered severe abuse the hands of the two men after he had been punched, struck with a spade, a stick, and a 60cm-long rubber pipe.

A doctor who examined Buys when he was admitted to hospital, a day before his death, said the boy was brain damaged and in a deep coma while he had a broken arm, and showed signs of kidney failure.

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