The Western Cape High Court is expected to hear Marli van Breda’s future care arrangements and whether the current curator’s appointment should be extended on Monday. Van Breda’s brother, Henri, was sentenced to three life sentences for the murder of his mother, father and brother, and another 15 years for[…]
Henri van Breda is a cold-blooded‚ savage and cruel killer who must spend the rest of his life behind bars‚ Judge Siraj Desai said on Thursday. Sentencing the 23-year-old to three life terms for the murders of his parents‚ Martin and Teresa‚ and elder brother Rudi‚ Desai told the High[…]
Sentencing proceedings of Henri van Breda are expected to get underway in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. On May 21, Judge Siraj Desai found Van Breda guilty of murdering his parents and brother at their family home in Stellenbosch in 2015. He was also convicted of the attempted[…]
It lasted 66 days‚ had tongues wagging‚ and played out like a courtroom TV drama with flashbacks to three family members lying hacked to death with an axe on the first floor of their luxury home. Now‚ the judgment of triple-murder accused Henri van Breda will begin in the High[…]
Henri van Breda is prepared to testify in his own trial – but he wants the cameras turned off. This came to light in the Western Cape High Court on Monday‚ as the trial resumed after more than 50 days of testimony. Van Breda’s counsel‚ Piet Botha‚ told Judge Siraj[…]
Henri van Breda is due back in the Western Cape High Court on Monday where he stands accused of axing his parents and brother to death, seriously injuring his sister Marli, and defeating the ends of justice. Van Breda, 22, pleaded not guilty to these charges and alleged that an[…]
Triple murder-accused Henri van Breda cried silently as a pathologist told the Cape Town High Court yesterday that his brother, Rudi, and father, Martin, were alive for some time, bleeding to death, after a brutal axe attack. His mother, Teresa, faced the attacker head on and raised her palm to[…]
Two years after his parents and brother were killed with an axe, Henri van Breda will go on trial in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. He is charged with three counts of murder, one of attempted murder, and one of obstructing the course of justice. Van Breda was[…]
Henri van Breda, 21, is expected back in the Western Cape High Court on Friday on charges of killing his parents and older brother. He faces three counts of murder, one of attempted murder, and one of obstructing the course of justice. He handed himself over to police in June[…]
The pre-trial hearing of Henri van Breda, accused of killing his parents and older brother, has been postponed to February 3, 2017. The State has requested a postponement in order to provide all the particulars of their case to the defence. The State has until November 30 to give particulars[…]
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