AS IT HAPPENED: Inside the Van Breda house for day two of the axe murder trial

2017-04-25 09:39

Judge Siraj Desai will lead a convoy to the scene where the Van Breda family were hacked to death on January 27, 2015.


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Case will resume in High Court tomorrow.

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The media waits outside as Judge Desai, Henri and lawyers are inside going through Henri's version of events.

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Another possible entry point. (Nick Pawson, News24)

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A demonstration of one of the possible breaches/entry points. (Nick Pawson, News24)

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Blood was found on wall of adjacent property, defence advocate Pieter Botha said.

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The 865m² house has 4 bathrooms and pool. Estate boasts golf course, winery, restaurant, Kleine Zalze and Winelands Golf Lodges.

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The 4-bedroom house is described by estate agents as a “modern Cape Vernacular-style home”. Was purchased by Van Breda family for R4.6m.

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12 Goske Street was the Van Breda murder scene 2 years ago. It has since been sold for R5.8m after being on the market for over a year.

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FULL LENGTH: Watch the Van Breda plea hearing here

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An intruder dressed in dark clothes, gloves and a balaclava hacked his parents and brother to death and nearly killed his sister two years ago, triple murder accused Henri van Breda told the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

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An in loco inspection will take place at the De Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch on Tuesday, day two of the triple murder, attempted murder and defeating the ends of justice trial of Henri van Breda.

Judge Siraj Desai will lead a convoy to the scene where Martin, 54, and Teresa, 55, and Rudi Van Breda, 22 were hacked to death on January 27, 2015. Henri’s sister Marli sustained a serious head injury, but survived.

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