Simon Antonie Pretorius
( 20/10/1960 – 20/03/2004)
On 21 March 2004 Simon aged 44 was shot and killed in his pub named Lion’s Den situated on Ontdekkers Road, Horison, Gauteng, South Africa.
The murderer a 30 year white male trash by the name of Glenard Graham Dawes. He shot and killed Simon Pretorius and three others – Julian Dry, Rikus Liebenberg and Richard Selepe. The two wounded Frederick Schutte and Mark de Matta. Simon left behind his wife and two sons.
Born in Roodepoort, Simon grew up in Florida Park. He went to the Kleuterhoekie as a pre-schooler and his primary school education was at Gustav Preller in Discovery. After the death of his father 1972, the family relocated to Benoni. Simon attended Brandwag for 2 years before returning to Florida where he matriculated at Florida Hoërskool. At school his red hair got him the nickname “Vlam”.
- The Sunday Times report in PDF format can be read HERE
- Witness tells of man’s ‘quest for respect’
- Party killings: 3 for court
- Bachelor party killer gets life
- Accused ‘shot 4 to get respect’ (Wrong info)
A BIG Thank You to the South African Police especially Jaco Gordon and his team and the National Prosecuting Authority for their investigation, arrest and subsequent conviction of the guilty white trash.
The white trash pictured below:
Charmaine Knoetze – The murderer’s girlfriend
Glen Dawes – The murderer
Ruben Richard Pennells – The murderer’s friend and co-accused.
Graig Wood – The driver not in the photo
We Will Never Forget…….
Your day is coming…….
Recently we found a Facebook profile of the murderer. This, while he is serving multiple life sentences in a South African jail.