3 men found guilty of murdering Hannah Cornelius

Vernon Witbooi, Geraldo Parsons and Eben van Niekerk have also been convicted of rape, robbery and kidnapping, as well as the attempted murder of Cheslin Marsh.

FILE: Hannah Cornelius. Picture: Facebook.com.

CAPE TOWN - Three men have been found guilty of murdering Stellenbosch University student 21-year-old Hannah Cornelius.

Vernon Witbooi, Geraldo Parsons and Eben van Niekerk have also been convicted of rape, robbery and kidnapping, as well as the attempted murder of Cheslin Marsh.

A fourth accused, Nashville Julius, has been found guilty of robbery and kidnapping.

Cornelius and Marsh were hijacked in Stellenbosch in May 2017.

Marsh was assaulted with a brick and left for dead, while Cornelius was raped and stabbed to death.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)