Leigh Matthews (South Africa)

Leigh Matthews (South Africa)

Leigh Matthews was a South African university student who was kidnapped and murdered by Donovan Moodley on 9 July 2004, the eve of her 21st birthday.

The subsequent arrest of Donovan Moodley three months after Leigh's kidnapping sparked a media frenzy, with the ensuing court case being one of the most closely followed in South African history

Read more about Leigh Matthews (South Africa):  Leigh Matthews, The Murder, Donovan Moodley

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Leigh Matthews (South Africa) - Donovan Moodley - Appeals
... Moodley has maintained an infrequent handle on the South African media'sradar by appealing his sentence ... In his first appeal in November 2005,Moodley appealed to the Supreme Court,requesting a retrial ... In June 2006,Moodley appealed once more,claiming that he had worked with co-conspirators in the murder,and that the police had failed to bring them to book ...

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