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The Griekwastad Murders
Sentencing Document from the Northern Cape High Court
The Griekwastad Murders

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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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» 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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» Boy who kills 'In Cold Blood'
June 16, 2014

Lin Sampson reviews my book for The Times:
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» A chilliing read on family crime
June 16, 2014

Another great review that was published in The New Age:
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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:
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» An extract that was published in the Saturday Star
Jacques Steenkamp
June 16, 2014
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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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» 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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