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Hannah Cornelius's killers deserve no leniency, court told

Lawyers for Hannah Cornelius' killers could barely find a single mitigating reason to convince the Cape Town High Court to mete out lenient sentences on Thursday. The lawyers could only ask the court to consider the men's youthfulness, being pressured ...

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'Hannah Cornelius's rapists, killers were merciless'

Calling for harsh sentences, advocate Lenro Badenhorst says the community at large needs to be protected from the convicted killers. Hannah Cornelius' killers are back in the dock on Thursday morning where sentencing proceedings are underway. Picture: ...

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Hannah Cornelius: State calls for life sentences

Society needs to be protected from people such as the men convicted of the brutal attack on Hannah Cornelius and Cheslin Marsh, the State insisted in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday where it asked for at least three life sentences to be imposed ...

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State demands maximum sentence for Hannah Cornelius's killers

Cape Town - The State on Thursday asked for the maximum sentence to be imposed on the three men found guilty of the murder and rape of Stellenbosch University student, Hannah Cornelius. Vernon Witbooi, Geraldo Parsons and Eben van Niekerk were ...

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My family died with my daughter - Hannah Cornelius' father's heartbreaking ...

Willem Cornelius believes his family died with his daughter Hannah, and was buried when his wife "walked into the ocean a short time later and didn't come back", the former magistrate testified in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. "Me and my son ...

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OVERVIEW: 'Accused have no respect for human rights, they showed no mercy ...

My family died with my daughter - Hannah Cornelius' father's heartbreaking testimony. Willem Cornelius believes his family died with his daughter Hannah, and was buried when his wife "walked into the ocean a short time later and didn't come back", the ...

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'Who does something like that?' mother asks Hannah Cornelius's killers

The family of murdered student Hannah Cornelius arrived in court holding white flowers as sentencing proceedings got under way against her killers on Thursday. For some family members it was their first day in court – on what could be the last day of a ...

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Hannah Cornelius murder trial: Sentencing proceedings to get under way

Sentencing proceedings of three men found guilty for the murder of Hannah Cornelius and the attempted murder of her friend, Cheslin Marsh, are expected to kick off in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. Eben Van Niekerk, Geraldo Parsons and ...

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Hannah Cornelius's father among State witnesses in sentencing proceedings

CAPE TOWN - Three State witnesses could testify in aggravation of sentence Hannah Cornelius's rape and murder trial. Cheslin Marsh, who survived the attack, has been left deaf in one ear. State prosecutor, Advocate Lenro Badenhorst, says that he ...

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Hannah Cornelius accused found guilty on all charges

Three men accused of the rape and murder of Hannah Cornelius and the attempted murder of her friend Cheslin Marsh were found guilty in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Eben Van Niekerk, Geraldo Parsons and Vernon Witbooi appeared ...

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3 men found guilty of murdering Hannah Cornelius

CAPE TOWN - Three men have been found guilty of murdering Stellenbosch University student 21-year-old Hannah Cornelius. Vernon Witbooi, Geraldo Parsons and Eben van Niekerk have also been convicted of rape, robbery and kidnapping, as well as the ...

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'It's not a happy day for anybody' – Hannah Cornelius Foundation after guilty ...

There is no joy in the guilty verdict handed to the four men accused of the vicious attack on Hannah Cornelius and Cheslin Marsh, representatives of a foundation founded in the young student's honour have said. Judge Rosheni Allie convicted Eben Van ...

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