Soon after her body was discovered, her colleagues in the police service vowed not to stop until they had solved her murder, but 16 years later that promise is yet to be kept.
Despite the quick arrest and conviction of the trigger man, many unanswered questions remain, and the woman who fought for justice for others in her lifetime has been denied the same.
In episode 87 of True Crime South Africa, we speak to Potgieter’s sister, Lorraine Esterhuizen, and probe the depths of this strange and tragic case.
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