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» Karoo Films options The Griekwastad Murders
Jacques Steenkamp
September 02, 2014

PRESS RELEASE 1 September 2014  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Karoo Films options THE GRIEKWASTAD MURDERS by Jacques Steenkamp   The Karoo Film company, founded by Diony Kempen and Deon Meyer in 2012, today announced the optioning of journalist and author Jacques Steenkamp’s bestselling book...
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» Don Steenkamp is the Griekwastad Murderer
August 26, 2014

Hi there, As you can see, Don Steenkamp is the Griekwastad Murderer who raped his sister and murdered her and their parents. Don celebrated his 18th birthday recently and because he decided to appeal, he will be embroiled in legal proceedings after he came of age and therefore we can now identify hi...
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» Final Sentence
August 13, 2014

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo sentenced the boy to 20 years imprisonment for each of the three murder convictions, 12 years for the rape conviction and four years for defeating the ends of justice. All sentences would run concurrently. The minor who turns 18 on the 15th of August will se...
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» Sentencing
Jacques Steenkamp
June 26, 2014

Hi Judge President Frans Kgomo has decided that he will sentence the 17 year old Griekwastad Murderer and Rapist on the 13th of August, two days before his 18th Birthday on the 15th of August. This is also the date, that if Kgomo allows it, the media will be allowed to identify the boy. State Prosec...
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» Closing arguments
Jacques Steenkamp
June 20, 2014

Hi Closing arguments in the Griekwastad murder trial's sentencing hearing will take place on Tuesday, the 24th of June. The 17 year old boy was convicted of three counts of murder, one count of rape and another count of defeating the ends of justice on the 27th of March 2014. Therefore he might...
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» Griekwastad Book Wars
June 16, 2014

I must admit that I was somewhat dissapointed in both reviews that Media24, my former employer, published in Rapport and Beeld/Volksblad/Die Burger. The fact that they compared my book with another book that was written by one of their employees and that was published by one of their own companies i...
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» Boy who kills 'In Cold Blood'
June 16, 2014

Lin Sampson reviews my book for The Times: http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2014/05/13/boy-who-killed-in-cold-blood...
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» Griekwastad: What SA law says about child killers
June 16, 2014

The Witness in KZN published this review about the book: http://witnessnews.mobi/news/read/3004/griekwastad-what-sa-law-saysabout-child-killers...
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» A chilliing read on family crime
June 16, 2014

Another great review that was published in The New Age: http://www.thenewage.co.za/127193-1022-53-A_chilling_read_on_family_crime/?switcher=1...
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» Griekwastad is South Africa's 'In Cold Blood'
June 16, 2014

This is an excellent review that was published on GQ Online: http://gq.co.za/2014/05/griekwastad/...
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» An extract that was published in the Saturday Star
Jacques Steenkamp
June 16, 2014

http://www.iol.co.za/saturday-star/what-kind-of-criminal-would-do-this-1.1689885#.U5563FdWFI1...
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» The pre-sentencing hearing continues...
June 03, 2014

The pre-sentencing hearing in the Griekwastad murder trial will continue today in the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley. Judge President Frans Kgomo placed the matter on the court’s roll until Friday, the 6th of June. However, it is unclear whether the testimony of the pre-sentencing witne...
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» Sentencing delayed
May 22, 2014

Hi there, I'm in the process of writing a more in-depth piece on what occurred last week during the first part of the sentencing. But I'll just summarize what I know here so that you don’t feel neglected. Basically in those four days (13 to 16 May 2014) the State called two witnesses...
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» Sentencing
May 08, 2014

Hi there, Sentencing in the Griekwastad murder trial will take place from Tuesday 13 May until Friday 16 May. I'll be there and will tweet directly from the courtroom. Otherwise I'll post additional stories about the sentencing on this blog as it unfolds. So watch this space! Regards, Jacq...
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» The Griekwastad Murders
April 08, 2014

The full account of the murders that rocked a nation by the journalist who first broke the story … Just after dusk on Good Friday, 6 April 2012, the peace and quiet permeating the small Northern Cape town of Griekwastad was disrupted when a young teenage boy sped into town in his father&rsquo...
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