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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Friday, 12 March 2004

Two convicted of January 2003 Cape Town gay slaughter

Yesterday in the city's High Court, waiter Adam Woest, 27, and taxi driver Trevor Theys, 44, were convicted of nine counts of premeditated murder. The two slit the throats of nine male escorts (including the owner of the Sizzlers gay massage parlour) before shooting them, a crime which shocked South Africa as even for that country it was one of the most gruesome ever murder sprees. One survivor managed to get to a telephone and call for help, but the two murderers would not testify in court so their motives are unclear.

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