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WATCH: Farmer guilty of murder attempts suicide before sentencing

16 August, 05:10 PM

A Lutzville farmer convicted of murdering a farmworker three years ago has been sentenced to life in prison.

Martin Visser apparently tried to hang himself during a court adjournment shortly before he was sentenced.

Visser was convicted of murdering Adam Pieterse. He used a spade to beat Pieterse and a quad bike to drag him, before forcing two of the man's friends to bury him. Watch.

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