A search of South African newswires in English for this story has returned an empty result.Until now, only Beeld has reported on the court appearance of the three murderers – in Afrikaans, which is only spoken in South Africa, although easily comprehensible to Dutch-speakers.The exact cause of his death has however not yet been determined by state pathologists. According to Beeld, “Mbele and Radebe admitted guilt on charges of burglary with the intent to steal, robbery with aggravating circumstances, the possession of an unlicensed firearm, the illegal possession of ammunition and intentional damage to goods.” The accused will be sentenced on 6 September.

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The white family’s dog apparently barked tremendously during the burglary. According to Beeld’s court reporter, 12-year-old Amaro’s dad Tony Viana first arrived at the burgled home.

The three black men attacked him from behind with a machete and a golf club, after which he was forced to unlock the family safe. The boy and his mother arrived later and were tied up in separate rooms. When Radebe and Mbele had finished raping Geraldine, Mbele placed a cushion over her face to muffle her screams and shot her with a pistol obtained from her husband.

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The vast majority of South Africans, black and white, support the reinstatement of the death penalty, but the liberal Constitutional Court has stated that it would be unconstitutional.

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