Leading scholar, Dr Mirah Wilks pictured , was murdered in her home after a gang broke in, stabbed her 12 times and slit her throat. A brilliant psychologist and specialist in hate crime and violence in South Africa was brutally butchered and had her throat slit in her own home by a gang of armed robbers. Leading scholar Dr Mirah Wilks was ambushed and attacked by the men who had waited until her husband Frank left to worship at the local synagogue, leaving her home alone. The group had climbed up onto the roof and removed tiles and dropped down inside the house and stabbed Mirah at least twelve times in the chest and back then cut her throat. Retired husband Frank, 72, returned home from evening worship on Sunday night and found the blood soaked body of his wife of 45 years lying dead on the floor of the family home.
Ninth gay man killed in suspected serial murders in South Africa
Search Submit. There has been an outpouring of outrage in South Africa over the allegedly gruesome murder of year-old model Karabo Mokoena by her boyfriend, Sandile Mantsoe. Last Wednesday, a country-wide search for Mokoena, who had initially been declared missing by her family, was called off after her father confirmed her death, according to Sunday World. Support Pan-African Journalism Subscribe. Prosecutors say Mantsoe, 27, apparently murdered Mokoena in fit of rage, following an argument during the all-too-common incidence of domestic violence in South Africa. The accused then reportedly proceeded to burn her body, which he later dumped in a shallow grave in a Johannesburg suburb. In his deposition at court, Mantsoe admitted that on the night of her murder, he had a heated argument with Mokoena at a Sandton nightclub, which later deteriorated into a fight.
Outrage in South Africa Over Gruesome Murder of 22-Year-Old Model By Boyfriend
The suspect allegedly invited a group of teenagers to watch as he brutally assaulted and murdered a year-old gay man. A year-old gay man in South Africa was tortured and murdered in the Belle Vista neighborhood of Ceres — and the alleged suspect reportedly invited as many as seven teenagers to watch the brutal assault, according to South Africa's LGBT news outlet Mamba Online. Police arrested a year-old man in connection with the assault Sunday, charging the suspect with murder.
The most recent victim of a string of brutal anti-gay murders in South Africa was found face down in a pool of blood on Monday morning 15 April. Dr Carl Miscke, a gay professor at the University of Johannesburg, was stabbed multiple times after inviting his killer or killers into his home. Police have confirmed his death will be investigated alongside those of eight other murder victims, the first of whom was found dead in April tied up and bludgeoned to death with a laptop computer. Today 18 April , three men believed to be members of a gang linked to the murders will appear in a South African court. Heerden is also alleged to have invited his killers into his home after meeting them online.