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
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... 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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“I was supposed to retire when I was seventy-two years old, but I was seventy-seven when I retired. On my seventy-sixth birthday a lady had triplets. It was quite a birthday present.”
—Josephine Riley Matthews (b. 1897)
“Every single night Im nervous.”
—Vivien Leigh (19131967)