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Bianca Pindral
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11 Apr 2018
11:00 am

Krugersdorp multiple-murder trial date confirmed

Bianca Pindral

Eleven murders, identity theft, fraud and even aggravated assault – these are the charges facing the Steyns and Zak Valentine.

The accused, from left: Zak Valentine, Cecilia, Marinda, Leroux and Marcel Steyn. Photo: Bianca Pindral.

The Steyns (Marcel, Leroux, Marinda and Cecilia), together with Zak Valentine, who are accused of murdering 11 people over the course of four years, will be appearing in the Johannesburg High Court on Monday, April 16, in Courtroom 2F, Krugersdorp News reports.

This will mark the first day of their trial which is expected to last until June 29. They are also facing additional charges of racketeering, aggravated assault, being in possession of an unlicensed firearm, committing fraud and identity theft.

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A timeline of the 11 murders the court charged the accused with. Image: Bianca Pindral

Valentine’s wife Micheala is believed to be the youngest of the victims, as she was only 25 years old when her body was found, whereas Pastor Reginald Bendixen was the oldest at 75.

The victims had various occupations, ranging from a property agent to an accountant, a hawker and a pastor.

Triple murder accused now charged with 11 murders

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