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Six kids held for brutal murders

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Six children were arrested on Thursday for the murders of three children in Limpopo in August, said police. "They are being kept in a place of safety and will appear before the Mookgopong Magistrate's Court on Friday," said Brigadier Hangwani Mu

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Girl found buried on Muizenberg Beach

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The body of a young girl was found on Muizenberg beach on Friday, Cape Town police said.The girl had been buried in the sand."Because the body of the girl was exposed to the elements, it is not possible to make an identification yet, or to speculat

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Farmer (77) - Shot dead on farm

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A 77-year-old farmer has been shot dead at his home in Stella, near Vryburg, North West police said on Monday. Hendrik Cilliers was found half-naked on the ground five metres from his house on Sunday evening, said Brigadier Thulane Ngubane. H

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Free State mother and her two children Murdered

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A Free State mother and her two children, one of them a nine-month-old baby, were found murdered in their Botshabelo house by a neighbour, Free State police said on Monday. Constable Consolation Mokoale said the bodies were discovered at noon

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Farm Murder in Rustenburg

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A man and his wife have been killed on a farm in Rustenburg in the North West, police said on Thursday. Don du Plessis (72) and his wife Jackie (68) were apparently assaulted with "objects" at their home around 2am on Wednesday, Captain Elsabe

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Man steals, kills and rape women

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A man has gone on a crime spree in Pretoria, first stealing firearms, then stabbing a man to death in a flower shop, before abducting and raping a woman at a church, according to a report on Tuesday. He was tracked down by the police and hos

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'Satanic ritual' victim dies

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A Linmeyer teenager who was burnt in an apparent satanic ritual died of heart failure in the early hours of Friday morning.  Kirsty Theologo and her friend were doused with petrol and set alight last Friday.  She suffered severe i

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Headless naked body found

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The headless, naked body of a Mozambican man has been found in the bushes in the Tonga area, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday. A cattle-herder made the discovery in Tatazela section at around 6pm on Sunday, Lt-Col Leonard Hlathi said. The body w

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Elderly couple found dead

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An elderly couple was murdered in Bonearo Park, east of Johannesburg, during an apparent house robbery, a report said on Monday. The 65-year-old woman was stabbed in the back before her throat was slit, while the 70-year-old man was found dead w

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Murdered farmers body dragged behind bakkie

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A farmer was murdered and his corpse dragged behind his bakkie outside Ottosdal on Saturday night, North West police said. "At about 8pm three suspects entered a 49-year-old farmer's house... They held him at gunpoint while they ransacked the

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Murders on farms in South Africa

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Twelve people have been murdered on farms since 1 December 2010, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday. "According to available information as identified as part of the functioning of weekly crime analysis meetings, from the 1st of De

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Missing teen's head found in freezer

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Pietermaritzburg - A traditional healer and another man have been arrested for murder, after the head of an 18-year-old was found in a freezer in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.    After being questioned on Frida

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Girl killed for R10

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A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Pietermaritzburg, allegedly by three other teenage girls for R10, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday. "Police found the body of a female lying on the ground outside a vacant house. She had sustain

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Man dump wife body into Modder River

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A Free State man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife during an argument and then dumping her body in the Modder River, police said on Tuesday.  Constable Consolation Mokoale said the 35-year-old man and his wife, 35, from H2 se

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Boy stabbed to death in Cape

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A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town on Sunday morning, Western Cape police said. Bradley Benteng from Vygieway was leaving his girlfriend's house in Reenbergway around 1.30am when three young men acc

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