Marizka Coetzer
Journalist
3 minute read
13 Aug 2021
7:20 am

I smell a Devilsdorp 2 coming

Marizka Coetzer

No-one talks about how a teacher-turned-serial-killer abused her children by beating her son with a baseball bat more than 30-odd times

The Krugersdorp Killers Zak Valentine, Cecilia Steyn and Marcel Steyn in the South Gauteng High Court.foto Felix Dlangamandla/Netwerk24 Story Jana Marx

Devilsdorp has social media tongues wagging. Based on the bizarre Krugersdorp “appointment” murders (estate agents were murdered after setting up appointments), the docuseries of four episodes within the first week of its release on Showmax broke the record for most views, beating out the likes of Game of Thrones. And this story sounds like a Hollywood movie from hell. My take on it? Shocking… I covered the story and got too deeply involved, but it’s completely different watching that same story on TV. I’m not going to lie: I was freaked out – and there was little on the show...