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News: Alleged killer of Vredenburg Magistrate arrested
2022/09/27

Media Statement
Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks)

WESTERN CAPE - The 18-year-old suspect who has been linked to the murder of a Vredenburg Magistrate will be appearing in the Muizenberg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 29 September 2022 following his arrest today.

The suspect was traced and arrested at his home in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town in a multi-disciplinary operation comprising of the Hawks’ Crimes Against the State, National Priority Violent Crime Investigation, Digital Forensic Investigation and Priority Crime Management Centre.

The suspect was identified following the discovery of the body of the 50-year old, Vredenburg Magistrate, Romay van Rooyen at her home in Marina da Gama near Muizenberg on the 10 September 2022.   It is reported that a search of the scene revealed that her car was also stolen which has since been recovered in Mitchell’s Plain.

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