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1 Nov 2017, Touwsriver: Cape Town businessman Robin Kemper, whose decapitated body was found under a bridge in Touws River following an apparent kidnapping, was described as a tireless leader and a visionary who mentored talented young people.
This as two suspects appeared in Bellville Magistrate’s Court on charges of murder.
Police spokesperson FC Van Wyk said Kemper was reported missing at Rondebosch police station, by his widow last Tuesday.
“The investigation by detectives of Rondebosch police led to the arrest of two suspects, a 47-year-old male and a 32-year-old female, who were taken in for questioning and detained on a charge of kidnapping,” Van Wyk said.
“Information was received regarding a decapitated body of a male found under a bridge at Touwsriver on October 27, about 11am.
“Through the investigation of Rondebosch detectives, the two suspects were linked to the missing person, kidnapping and disappearance of the victim.”
Reports said that the 50-year-old IT professional and entrepreneur was hijacked at an ATM in Claremont.
StatPro’s chief executive Justin Wheatley said: “This senseless tragedy has left all of us numb with shock and disbelief.
“Robin, who was a good friend of mine and to many people across StatPro, and also very well known throughout the South African investment management community.
“We are providing all the support we can to Robin’s family at this terrible time. We mourn his loss deeply and he will be missed very much.”