Suspect in the case of murdered south african gay teen, appears in court

September 6, 2016

The 32 year old suspect, who opted to abandon his bail, has been officially identified as James Shomolekae.

According to NW SAPS spokesperson, Col Sabata Mokgwabone, the suspect previously appeared in court for housebreaking but will also be charged for Lesley’s murder. Mokgwabone says the suspect is still in custody and will next appear in the Potchefstroom magistrates’ court on 16 September.