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Leigh Matthews killer loses court battle

Leigh Matthews’ killer Donovan Moodley has lost his last bid to have his life behind bars sentence...

Donovan Moodley, convicted killer of Bond University student Leigh Matthews, appears at the South Gauteng High. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA.

Leigh Matthews' killer Donovan Moodley has lost his last bid to have his life behind bars sentence reduced.

The Supreme Court of Appeals dismissed his application on Tuesday.

Moodley kidnapped the <place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Bond<placename w:st="on">University student five years ago and demanded R50 000 from her father.

He then killed her and dumped her body in Walkerville, south of Johannesburg.

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