Murders of Cape Town
A gut-wrenching documentary-crime series that follows the individual cases of three brutal murders that rocked Cape Town, South Africa over the years.
Directed byJulieanne Reid
S01:E01 - Murder of a Former First Lady
This documentary examines the media frenzy that ensued after the murder of Marike de Klerk (Former First Lady of RSA), the investigation by a crack police team, and the trial of Luyanda Mboniswa that made international headlines. We unravel the investigation to bring you insight into how the police were able to arrest the suspect less than a week after the murder.
S01:E02 - Murder on Millionaires Mile
Picture the scene. It's a rainy Autumn night in April 1970 in the affluent suburb of Constantia, Cape Town. A small desk is set for dinner in the large well-appointed study of a palatial mansion. There are signs of a meal interrupted, a chair overturned, and the outstretched body of a beautiful young woman, Susan Cohen, lays outstretched on the plush carpet.
S01:E03 - Murdered on Honeymoon
Murdered on Honeymoon tells the story of the brutal murder of newly wed bride Anni Dewani while on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010. The documentary maps out the events that led to a young bride being murdered. Against the backdrop of this crime story, the film takes an intimate look at a family in mourning over the loss of a daughter, described as the heart of the family.