My courage failed me — grieving mom

Witness to son’s murder initially too scared to speak up


“If you are a main witness in a case they come back and will kill you. I was scared of what would happen if people heard what I had to say.”

These were the words of a bereaved Bethelsdorp mother who watched as her 20-year-old son, Austin, and his friend were gunned down metres from her home in Hibiscus Street...

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