Case Files

Stolen violin found after eight years, but still out of reach

It’s been eight years since a rate, 18th-century violin was stolen from a Johannesburg Family. Now it has been tracked down in the United States and police are ready to ask Interpol to help bring it home. Waldo Alexander, who plays in the Sontonga Quartet and has toured the world with acclaimed artist William Kentridge, […]

Alec Steenkamp Murder

Credits Article:  Baldwin Ndaba Pictures:  Doug Lee  Courtesy of The Star Alec Steenkamp was murdered with a hammer and buried in a shallow grave. His family waited nine years for justice.  The then Brixton murder and robbery police did not believe Andrea Steenkamp when she insisted her husband’s murderer was the police informant Ken Downey. […]

Man Knifed to Death at Boksburg Lake

Credits Article:  Eddie Botha Courtesy of Daily Dispatch EAST LONDON:  Local private detective Christian Botha, who last year solved a murder mystery that had baffled the police for eight years, has done it again. He recently solved another murder case after the police and two other private detectives were unable to make any headway. And […]

Harry Henman Murder

Credits Article:  Andrew Stone Photo:  Phillip Nothnagel Courtesy of Daiily Dispatch An East London family is accusing the police of gross incompetence for failing to arrest a suspect for the brutal attack and murder of local businessman Harry Henman. His widow, Charlotte Henman, and her son Llewellyn told the Daily Dispatch that police had shown a […]

Son finds dad after 30 years

A nickname, a name of a ship and the longing of a son to meet the father he never knew. That was all a private investigator had to solve a 30-year-old cold case. But last week, he closed the case when his client Richard Terwin returned from Cuba after meeting his dad. Their reunion was […]