[eastern-cape] - Toddler’s murder trial postponed in PE court

Port Elizabeth - The murder trial of Marshall Thomas was expected to go ahead in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday but was postponed.

Marshall Thomas has been charged with killing 2-year-old Hakeem Baartman in November 2017.

Earlier this year, on February 4, a second suspect, Maxwell Muller, was arrested and was also charged with the toddler’s killing. Muller does not have legal representation as yet.

According to the State, Baartman was walking with his uncle in Helenvale, in an area called “Die Gat”, when the shooting incident unfolded on November 18, 2017.

The toddler was hit in the head by a stray bullet and died on the scene....

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