Piet Byleveld 'brought light to dark situations'

2017-06-01 18:36

Piet Byleveld was a policeman of the highest quality and integrity who brought light to dark situations, mourners have said at his memorial service.

Piet Byleveld much more than 'top cop' to family

2017-05-24 15:34

The family of the late Piet Byleveld has said that while he was a 'top cop' to South Africa and the world, to them he was so much more.

Doctors stop all treatment for 'suffering' Piet Byl

2017-05-22 19:41

Doctors have stopped all treatment for former top cop Piet Byleveld, who is in the Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital in Roodepoort.

'Nothing more' doctors can do for Piet Byl

2017-05-21 17:58

Former top cop Piet Byleveld is being “kept comfortable” in the Wilgeheuwel Hospital in Roodepoort, but there “is nothing more doctors can do for him".

Byleveld: How I'd handle Pistorius case

2013-02-22 08:52

Former top cop Piet Byleveld says he would have liked to have been the investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius murder case, and would have spent more time at the scene.

Stations fined over Leigh Matthews story

2012-07-13 19:07

Talk Radio 702 and 94.7 Highveld Stereo have each been fined R25 000 for defamation over a story on the kidnapping and murder of Johannesburg student Leigh Matthews.

Sunday Times must say sorry to Byleveld

2012-06-09 08:24

The Sunday Times must apologise to former police detective Piet Byleveld for insinuating that he might have accepted a gift from someone who was under investigation.

Lotz: Byleveld 'close' to finding motive

2012-04-24 09:18

Investigator Piet Byleveld has called on the close friends of murder victim Inge Lotze to get in touch with him, and says he is "flippen close to figuring out a motive".

New twist in Leigh Matthews case

2012-04-02 11:16

A mystery man could hold the key to finally resolving what really happened to murdered student Leigh Matthews.

Byleveld's ring linked to Rolex gang

2012-02-12 15:48

Super sleuth Piet Byleveld is said to have accepted a wedding band from a businessman thought to be linked to an organised crime syndicate known as the Rolex gang.


Public memorial service for Piet Byleveld

2017-06-01 04:53

A public memorial service will be held for former police detective Piet Byleveld in Hurlingham, Sandton.

Former top cop Piet Byleveld dies

2017-05-24 12:47

Former top cop Piet Byleveld has died at the Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg.

Piet Byleveld struggling to communicate - wife

2017-05-22 12:48

Former top cop Piet Byleveld's condition has deteriorated since he was admitted to hospital with stage 4 lung cancer, and he is struggling to register when people speak to him.

Byleveld dropped from Inge Lotz case

2013-06-10 09:11

The Lotz family has reportedly axed private detective Piet Byleveld from the Inge Lotz murder investigation, as police say they are looking for two "Goths" who visited the crime scene.

'Inge Lotz was betrayed'

2012-11-04 10:02

An investigative journalist who has written a book about the murdered Stellenbosch student says Inge Lotz was killed by someone close to her and was betrayed by her friends.

Sunday Times to appeal Byleveld ruling

2012-06-10 19:13

The Sunday Times says it will appeal against a ruling by deputy press ombudsman Johan Retief in favour of retired former police detective Piet Byleveld.

Lotz murder can be solved - Byleveld

2012-04-25 11:00

Former detective Piet Byleveld says the Inge Lotz murder case is complex, but solvable, and believes she was killed by someone she knew and trusted.

Byleveld to look into murder

2012-04-21 12:40

Retired crack detective Piet Byleveld has been asked to help with an investigation into the murder of former cricketer Louis Vorster.

Byleveld takes on Lotz murder case

2012-03-28 08:47

Top former police detective Piet Byleveld has been asked to investigate the unsolved murder of Stellenbosch student Inge Lotz seven years ago.

Byleveld still addicted to the chase

2012-02-05 10:00

Legendary investigator Piet Byleveld says he can't sit still in his retirement, and as long as there's crime around, there will be no rest for him.

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