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Joburg man who killed ex-sweetheart then endeavored self destruction prior to escaping to Brazil.

Jahman 13 June 2022



The Gauteng man who escaped to Brazil subsequent to killing his better half has been viewed as liable.

Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren killed Andrea Venter and was on the run for quite some time prior to being removed to South Africa.

The appointed authority said Van Vuuren had wanted to kill Venter who was cut a few times and had her throat cut.

The one who had escaped to Brazil in the wake of killing his sweetheart, had pursued her, cut her multiple times, then, at that point, cut her throat.


He then, at that point, went after a safety officer with a blade and afterward slit his own jugular in an endeavored self destruction, however was raced to emergency clinic where he was breast fed back to wellbeing.


This framed piece of the decision while Acting Judge Ian Cox indicted Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren of killing his ex Andrea Venter on Monday at the Gauteng High Court sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.


"The denounced pursued her, cut her and cut her throat. While thinking about this large number of angles, the main sensible surmising that can be drawn is that the charged expected to kill the departed," Cox said.


Cox said Van Vuuren had likewise gone after a safety officer at the complex in Lonehill with a blade then, at that point, slit his own jugular and wound up in clinic.


Venter was killed in December 2011 and Van Vuuren was captured for her homicide then, at that point, without a doubt bail.


Be that as it may, Venter utilized counterfeit records to escape to Brazil in 2013, a couple of days before he was to stand preliminary for the homicide.


The National Prosecuting Authority figured out how to remove him back to South Africa after he was captured in Rio De Janeiro in 2020. He had on the run for quite a long time.


His matter went to preliminary and on Monday Cox viewed him to be blameworthy of planned murder and attack.


In his decision, Cox said that the State had prevailed with regards to demonstrating for certain that Van Vuuren had killed Venter.


Cox likewise said that swathe mortars and what had all the earmarks of being blood was found at the loft in Lonehill where the episode happened.


He additionally said proof showed that bloodied garments of Venter and blood stains on the rug were found at Van Vuuren's Roodepoort home.


As indicated by Cox, that recommended that something probably happened the day preceding the wrongdoing was perpetrated and that Van Vuuren was the one in particular who might have let the court know what unfolded.


The matter will be back in court on July 27 for condemning systems.


https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/joburg-man-who-killed-ex-lover-then-attempted-suicide-before-fleeing-to-brazil-found-guilty-of-murder-20220613

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