Suspect found guilty of setting fire to and murdering gay man

January 22, 2016 10:26

A man who brutally killed his victim for being gay has been found guilty of murder.

Christo Oncke was found guilty of killing Dawid Olyne in Cape Town.

On being handed down the sentence by Judge Siraj Desai, Oncke bust out laughing, shocking the Cerese Magistrate’s Court.

A psychological evaluation was called for by the judge before sentencing due to erratic behaviour throughout his testimony.

Oncke said he got angry when Olyne “came onto him”, and touched him.