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EXTRACT | 'The Krugersdorp Cult Killers': A murder plan is hatched and a pastor is stabbed to death

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Cecilia Steyn seen during the ‘Krugersdorp killers’ trial in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. (Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)
Cecilia Steyn seen during the ‘Krugersdorp killers’ trial in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. (Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)

Between 2012 and 2016, eleven people were murdered in Krugersdorp, sending shockwaves through the community and making headlines nationwide. Eventually these murders were connected to Cecilia Steyn and her cult, Electus per Deus (chosen by God). Members of the cult were willing to do anything for Cecilia – even if it meant committing murder. In 'The Krugersdorp Cult Killings,' journalist Jana Marx delves into how Cecilia managed to get five people to commit murder for her. A documentary entitled 'Devilsdorp', based on Marx's book is currently showing on Showmax. In the extract below the death of pastor Reg Bendixen is detailed. 

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