CAPE TOWN, South Africa | Verdict to be delivered in family ax murder trial
CAPE TOWN, South Africa— A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case.
Henri van Breda also is charged with attempting to murder his sister in the alleged attack on Jan. 27, 2015. Marli, then 16, suffered severe injuries and is reported to be unable to remember the incident.
Van Breda, who handed himself over to police in September 2016, has pleaded not guilty to all the charges, including an additional charge of obstructing justice.