Murder of a Former First Lady (2015)
24min · Crime · 16 June 2015
Marike de Klerk was alone - as the ex wife of a famous president, she was no longer afforded security detail. She moved to a security complex in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, where she lived in an apartment on the beach front. It was while at home that she was killed. A security guard working there broke into her flat in December 2001. She was stabbed and strangled with such force that all four bones in her throat were broken. Her body was only discovered two days later. This documentary examines the media frenzy that ensued, the investigation by a crack police team, and the trial of Luyanda Mboniswa that made international headlines.
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