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Dan Kriek | Brendin Horner murder: The perfect storm

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Thousands of people gather in Senekal against farm murders where the killers of 21 year old farm manager Brendin Horner appeared in court.
Thousands of people gather in Senekal against farm murders where the killers of 21 year old farm manager Brendin Horner appeared in court.
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The murder of Brendin Horner has proven to be the perfect storm for farmers who feel unsafe, unheard and exposed, writes Dan Kriek. 

When I read the first media report about the murder of young Brendin Horner I immediately knew it would send shock waves through the country and abroad. And I knew it would set social media ablaze when I read that police spokesperson Brigadier Motantsi Makhele told the media that Horner had many injuries on his head and face and was found tied to a pole with a rope around his neck. 

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