Cradock murder suspect released on R1 000 bail

MARCH 2, 2016

A 50 year-old suspect, Pieter Schalk van der Vyver, appeared appeared in the Magistrate's Court in Cradock on Wednesday charged with murder of 29 year-old Masixole Charles. He was released on a R1 000 bail. 

According to Warrant Officer Elmarie Lötz, Cradock SAPS are investigating the circumstances surrounding Charles' murder, who was fatally wounded after an alleged argument about money on a farm called Diepkloof, in the Cradock district, at about 14:00 on Monday.

"The case has been postponed until 29 March 2016 for further investigation," Lötz said.