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Good riddance, say victims’ families as murder suspect dies in jail

The main suspect in the grisly Mooinooi killings of couple is believed to have taken an overdose or ingested poison

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The families of a murdered couple from Mooinooi, North West, said the death of the man accused of orchestrating the murders in 2017 would not hamper the case.

This comes after news of Koos Strydom’s death over the weekend. Strydom, who was in custody at Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre in Pretoria, is suspected of having taken an overdose of sleeping pills or ingesting poison.

The murder and rape of the young couple, Anisha and Joey van Niekerk, rocked the little town in 2017 after they were initially reported missing by family members...

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