ARTICLES RELATING TO DIEGO NOVELLA

Diego Novella to approach SCA to appeal against murder sentence

2018-11-10 11:46

This follows an application for leave to appeal the judgment and sentencing of Diego Novella being denied by the Western Cape High Court.

'Justice has prevailed' – father of Camps Bay murder victim

2018-09-06 16:06

While Gabriela Kabrins Alban was murdered in Camps Bay three years ago, her family made sure her voice was heard during her killer's sentencing, the Western Cape High Court noted.

Novella gave us a life sentence without parole - victim's mom

2018-08-14 18:28

The murder of US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban in Cape Town three years ago will forever haunt her loved ones, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Diego Novella found guilty of Camps Bay hotel murder

2018-06-28 16:06

The man accused of murdering his US girlfriend, Gabriela Kabrins Alban, in a Camps Bay hotel room has been found guilty in the Western Cape High Court.

Mental state of Camps Bay murder-accused Novella brings trial to a halt

2018-06-18 14:40

The Western Cape High Court has heard that Diego Novella is suffering from derealisation (feeling that surroundings are unreal) and depersonalisation (feeling numb, detached or unreal).

Camps Bay murder accused Novella declared suicide risk

2018-06-11 18:18

Guatemalan murder-accused Diego Novella has been declared a suicide risk after being rushed to the district surgeon soon after he revealed that he had lied in court when testifying on how his girlfriend Gabriela Kabrins Albans died.

Tears flow as Diego Novella addresses distraught parents of slain girlfriend

2018-02-19 17:18

It has been an emotional day in the Western Cape High Court as Diego Novella addressed the parents of the slain Gabriela Kabrins Alban.

Novella trial witness breaks down over 'broken system'

2017-11-02 18:01

The man tasked with taking hair, blood and saliva samples from Guatemalan murder accused Diego Novella, wept as he told the Western Cape High Court that a “broken” system hampered his efforts to do his work.

Interview between police psychologist and murder-accused Diego Novella under scrutiny

2017-09-05 19:06

An interview with Guatemalan Diego Novella, shortly after his girlfriend was murdered, has come under scrutiny as the Western Cape High Court tasked itself with deciding whether it could be admitted as evidence.

Family of woman killed in Camps Bay wait patiently as another delay hits trial

2017-08-16 13:30

The family of slain American citizen Gabriela Kabrins Alban returned to court to hear more details in her murder trial, only to find it would not go ahead until next week.

 

Camps Bay killer Novella applies for leave to appeal

2018-10-25 18:14

The lawyer for Guatemalan killer Diego Novella has received a tongue lashing as he submitted an application for permission to appeal his client's conviction and sentence for the murder of US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban.

Camps Bay killer Diego Novella sentenced to 20 years in jail

2018-09-06 12:24

Guatemalan citizen Diego Novella has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing his US girlfriend, Gabriela Kabrins Alban, at a Camps Bay hotel in July 2015.

'Black sheep' Novella has anti-social traits but poses low risk with intervention, court hears

2018-08-13 18:52

A clinical psychologist who interviewed convicted killer Diego Novella believes that he poses a low re-offending risk, subject to managing his substance use and attending therapy.

Camps Bay murder accused Diego Novella to appear in court for judgment

2018-06-28 07:23

Throughout the duration of the trial, Novella has displayed troubling behaviour and he was declared a suicide risk after he suffered a panic attack.

Novella murder trial stalls again: 'I will walk across the sun to get justice for my daughter', says father

2018-06-12 17:03

Final argument over whether Gautamalan national Diego Novella murdered his American girlfriend Gabriela Kabrins Alban while on holiday in Camps Bay has stalled again so that he can go for two different psychiatric consultations.

Novella claims he was his girlfriend's only shoulder to cry on

2018-02-22 15:46

The Guatemalan man accused of murdering US sales executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban in Cape Town, has claimed in the Western Cape High Court that he was every bit the supportive boyfriend.

Murder accused Diego Novella claims slain girlfriend assaulted him

2018-02-12 19:01

Guatemalan Diego Novella has told the Western Cape High Court that his slain former girlfriend Gabriela Kabrins Alban assaulted him twice before they travelled to South Africa.

PS chocolate bar left on murdered woman's thigh

2017-09-11 17:46

From the PS chocolate bar left on her thigh, to the word written on her body - the scene where US marketing specialist Gabriella Kabrins Alban lay dead in a Camp's Bay Hotel was one of the strangest ever encountered by police, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

No commonly abused drugs found in murdered American’s body, court hears

2017-08-29 20:36

Forensic toxicology tests did not detect any commonly abused drugs in the body of murdered marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban.

Lawyer claims murder-accused Diego Novella was ‘hit’ by sick girlfriend

2017-05-23 18:58

Slain US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban was a different person after an extended period of illness and sometimes hit her then-partner Diego Novella, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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