Accused admits raping, murdering Franziska Blochliger

CAPE TOWN - The man accused of murdering Franziska Blochliger in Tokai Forest a year ago, has admitted to raping and killing the teenager.

Howard Oliver is on trial in the Western Cape High Court.

He had previously denied sexually assaulting and murdering the 16-year-old girl last year.

In his admission read out in court, Oliver says he grabbed Blochliger around the neck to demobilize her.

Oliver says when she lost consciousness, he dragged her body to into nearby bushes to prevent anyone from seeing them.

He says he then robbed her.

Oliver adds he tied the victim up, before raping her.

He also confirmed that he throttled the teenager.


This article first appeared on EWN : Accused admits raping, murdering Franziska Blochliger


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