There were tears of relief, but also deep sadness after call centre operator Mortimer Saunders was given two life sentences by the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday for the rape and murder of 3-year-old Elsie’s River girl Courtney Pieters. “It truly won’t bring the child back, but I am[…]
Tuesday sees the start of the three-day judgment of Mortimer Saunders, accused of the rape and murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters. The man who confessed to the murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters is set to discover his fate over the next three days at the Western Cape High Court. The[…]
One out of two DNA analysis reports have matched the semen found on little Courtney Pieters’ T-shirt to her alleged murderer Mortimer Saunders, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday. Saunders is accused of the premeditated murder and rape of the toddler but has denied that the murder was[…]
Child killer Mortimer Saunders claimed to have searched for Courtney Pieters on the day the three-year-old girl went missing, her relative and former minder testified in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. He is believed to have already killed the toddler by then, giving her ant poison to make[…]
A man is expected to appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town on Wednesday in connection with the alleged murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters. Mortimer Saunders, 40, has been charged with the rape and murder of Pieters. He is believed to have rented a space in Courtney’s family[…]
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