Speculation that the Knysna murder accused is innocent
There is speculation that the wrong man is being held for the recent murders of two young Knysna women. Heinrich van Rooyen will be applying for bail in the Knysna magistrate’s court on Thursday, after he was arrested in connection with the murders of Jessica Wheeler and Victoria Stadler. However, News24 reports that a source close the private investigation into the murders says the accused might be innocent because police were “under pressure to arrest someone". The source claims that van Rooyen was arrested on circumstantial evidence and suggests that there is in fact no link between the two murders.