Teen pleads guilty to killing farm couple

2014-10-25 11:15

Johannesburg - A teenage boy has been convicted of the murder of a farm couple in Limpopo after he pleaded guilty, Beeld reported on Saturday.

The 16-year-old pleaded guilty on Friday to the murders of Will, 69, and Anje Kiesling, 66, as well as the theft of a gun, two cellphones and the couple's bakkie.

He appeared before Magistrate Gerhard Pretorius in the Mokopane Magistrate's Court.

The proceedings were held behind closed doors because the boy is a minor. He is expected to be sentenced on 7 January.

The boy was arrested at his guardian's house in Mossel Bay, Western Cape, in March.

He initially appeared in the Mossel Bay Magistrate's Court, and the matter was transferred to Mokopane because the bodies of the couple were discovered on their farm near Lephalale in Limpopo.

Police found the bodies after the couple's relatives had been unable to contact them.

  • Bra Zach - 2014-10-25 11:27

    5 years for each murder, fair enough...

      John Greystoke - 2014-10-25 11:52


      Solethu Solethu Matrose - 2014-10-25 12:37

      james who teach white youngsters to kill white farmers? awb?

      Bra Zach - 2014-10-25 14:01

      fu too asswipe

  • Kholo Warren Jesus - 2014-10-25 11:34

    If it is proven that this teenager is a white troubled boy who murdered the farm couple and that the couple were black, then i will walk on water for the entire nation to see.

      Ockie Fourie - 2014-10-25 11:42


  • Bradly Minnaar - 2014-10-25 11:34

    Who teaches these youngsters to murder? Is it the community? And have you noticed how the anc says nothing about farm murders?

      Tony Louwrens - 2014-12-07 10:54

      ANC says nothing about anything

  • Jamba - 2014-10-25 11:38

    He is a criminal. Teen or not.

  • John Greystoke - 2014-10-25 11:54

    What has become of our youth? Must we turn our backs on them?

      denise.coates.98 - 2014-10-25 14:01

      Sadly they are growing up in troubled times.

  • Brad Kavoki - 2014-10-25 11:55

    it's time for me to ostrich.... too much negative news this week

  • Lynn O'Shea Comley-White - 2014-10-25 11:58

    Name and shame this savage. This idea of keeping a 'child's' name hidden is rubbish when he is a murderer. They want to be adults so tell us who he is!!!

  • David Broadfoot - 2014-10-25 12:22

    Robbery , Theft . + MURDER. @ 16 yrs old. WTF. This NEVER happened in my generation. Jesus Christ What is Wrong with Todays world . ???

  • Frans Jacobs - 2014-10-25 12:23

    Hang him!

  • dan.butler.7967 - 2014-10-25 13:52

    Minor or not, he knew what he was doing!! Hanging is too good for him!!

  • Mbuti Manopole - 2014-10-25 15:57

    he is white this time , u wont see much of news24 trolling , They r just waiting for anc zommer malema mentions to jump in ! -_-

      Braam Potgieter - 2014-11-23 15:15

      Mbuti, your vocabulary is letting you down!

  • Rylan Smith - 2014-10-26 06:12

    16-year-old did all these? Wow, there is big problem in this country,

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