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Senekal murder: Brendin Horner’s girlfriend recalls her last day with him

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Lenize Taljaard with boyfriend Brendin Horner. She’s shattered by his death. (Photo: Lubabalo Lesolle)
Lenize Taljaard with boyfriend Brendin Horner. She’s shattered by his death. (Photo: Lubabalo Lesolle)

There are signs of him everywhere in the house: an old cap, his tools, his muddy work boots next to their double bed, his deodorant, an ashtray with cigarette butts.

The house itself is spar­sely furnished – they hadn’t got around to buying a lounge suite yet.

But they had big plans for the life they’d have together. He wanted to build a braai area in the backyard from wooden pallets and he wanted a rose garden. And she wanted to fill the house with children one day.

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