34 episodes

True Crime South Africa covers solved and unsolved South African true crime cases.

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True Crime South Africa covers solved and unsolved South African true crime cases.

    Episode 21 - The Crimes of Advocate Barbie

    Episode 21 - The Crimes of Advocate Barbie

    In 2001, South Africa was introduced to Cezanne Visser's blonde bombshell, persona, Advocate Barbie. Her overt sexuality, was curated by her lover, Dirk Prinsloo. While their escapades shocked everyone, it would soon be revealed that the couple were up to something far more sinister behind the scenes (24-hr trauma line: 082-821-3447) (Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/truecrimeSA) Thank you to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode: https://podcorn.com/

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Spotlight Minisode 12

    Spotlight Minisode 12

    In this week's minisode we cover four cases that are currently in the media including the kidnapping of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk and all of the strange and frightening accusations being made about her kidnapper. (Support the show through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show through PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/truecrimeSA) (24-hr trauma helpline: 082-821-3447)

    • 19 min
    Episode 20 - The Venter Family Massacre

    Episode 20 - The Venter Family Massacre

    In 2004, Flippie Venter was on a peacekeeping mission in Burundi with the SANDF when he was arrested for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old child prostitute. While out on bail and awaiting trial for this crime, he grew concerned that his family would cut ties with him if he were to be found guilty. He picked up an R4 rifle and made the decision for them (24-hour trauma line: 082-821-3447) (Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (PayPal: paypal.me/truecrimeSA)

    • 49 min
    Spotlight Minisode 11

    Spotlight Minisode 11

    Siphesihle Dlamini was 3 years old when she was snatched from within metres of her mother and surrounded by an entire church congregation. Today's Spotlight minisode is dedicated to the ongoing search for Siphesihle.
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    • 24 min
    Episode 19 - The Murder of Marlene Mauer

    Episode 19 - The Murder of Marlene Mauer

    On the 10th of February 2006, 22-year-old Marlene Mauer left home for her first day of work at a new job. She never came home. Her murderer would be sentenced to 17 years in jail but that wasn't the end of Marlene's story. In December 2019, Marlene's mother would receive a Facebook message that imploded what was left of her world. (24-hour trauma helpline: 082-821-3447). Support the show for just R 15 https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa

    • 29 min
    Spotlight Minisode 10 - An Australian Tribute

    Spotlight Minisode 10 - An Australian Tribute

    Today's minisode covers an Australian case with a South African link. We dedicate this episode to the human and animal victims of Australia's wildfires. For more information about how you can help, visit (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/01/07/australia-fires-how-to-help-donate-victims-animals/2832145001/)

    • 22 min

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