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The former girlfriend of convicted wife killer Jason Rohde is expected to argue why she should not be prosecuted for comments she made about the judge who sentenced him and the detectives who investigated him.
Convicted wife killer Jason Rohde has been granted R200 000 bail while he waits to appeal his sentence.
The Western Cape High Court has reserved judgment in an application which convicted wife killer Jason Rohde lodged for his release on bail, pending the outcome of his appeal in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Susan Rohde's "ill-fated discovery" of her husband's infidelity was followed by "harrowing" months of trauma and suffering leading up to her murder, says the Western Cape High Court.
Jason Rohde would either have to be "Superman" or "Hannibal Lecter" to execute his wife's murder and staged suicide in the manner that the State suggests, says his lawyer Graham van der Spuy.
Did a heartbroken Susan Rohde end her own life in the bathroom of a fancy winelands hotel in July 2016 or did her husband Jason violently cut her life short? Closing arguments will be presented in the Western Cape High Court. Watch live.
A witness has testified that Sergeant Marlon Appollis had a tot of Johnnie Walker Blue Label before taking his statement on the night Susan Rohde died.
A defence pathologist in the murder trial of Jason Rohde has given a different view on the tightness of the noose and knot around Susan Rohde's neck.
A State pathologist missed 10 things while performing the first autopsy on Susan Rohde in 2016 and made some "rookie mistakes" in his observations on the Spier hotel bathroom, the Western Cape High Court has heard.
The discovery of Susan Rohde's body hanging lifelessly from a bathroom door in 2016 "finished" her husband Jason Rohde and he did not want to live, he has testified in the Western Cape High Court.
The Supreme Court of Appeal released Jason Rohde on bail pending the appeal of his conviction and sentence for killing his wife Susan.
Convicted wife killer Jason Rohde's former girlfriend Jolene Alterskye's comments about the judge who sentenced him to an effective 20 years behind bars as well as the detectives whose investigation sealed his fate has landed her in the dock.
Rohde was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment last week for murdering his wife Susan and obstructing justice by manipulating the murder scene to make it look as if she’d hanged herself with the chord of hair curling tongs.
The Western Cape High Court is expected to deliver judgment in the case of alleged wife killer Jason Rohde.
The fact that businessman Jason Rohde could so easily lie about his affair meant that he could do the same in court about how his wife, Susan Rohde, died, says the State.
Did a heartbroken Susan Rohde end her own life in the bathroom of a fancy winelands hotel in July 2016 or did her husband Jason violently cut her life short and try to lead police off the trail?
Whether Susan Rohde was dead or alive when she was found hanging behind the bathroom door of a hotel room has been debated in the Western Cape High Court.
Forensic pathologist Dr Reggie Perumal is to be cross-examined by the State in the murder trial of Jason Rohde in the Western Cape High Court.
Murder accused Jason Rohde has accused police investigators of having no desire "to look for anything" that supports his version of events surrounding his wife's death.
"I can't fight for three hours like Susan can fight. I just don't have the strength. I give in. And I don't like it. Especially when Susan is as cross as that, it will not stop," Jason Rohde has told the Western Cape High Court.
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