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Sunday Rapist sentenced

Published on 2012-09-19

Convicted rapist and murderer Johannes Steyn was slapped with five life sentences in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the Sunday Rapist was found guilty on more than 30 charges, including murder and rape. Judge Sita Kolbe handed down Wednesday's ruling. Steyn was convicted of murdering Roodepoort teenager Louise de Waal and was charged with the culpable homicide of Pretoria teen Lazanne Farmer. Kolbe said the state had proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Steyn had committed the crimes, even though he had pleaded not guilty to all charges. News iAfrica.com