As the Western Cape High Court heard of most of the “big loves” in Jason Rohde’s life, there is one love that is”big” that trumped all others whenever his spouse, Susan, had been killed, a judge stated during Rohde’s sentencing for murder.
“this is the tale of cancerous self-love. The love on your own,” Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe stated on Wednesday.
“In the course of murdering your lady and establishing the scene that she had taken her own life, no other passions, desires and care mattered other compared to those of your very own.”
Rohde had been on sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison wednesday.
He received 18 years for the murder fee and 5 years for beating the ends of justice by staging the committing suicide, three of which will run concurrently with all the phrase for the murder fee.
Salie-Hlophe said the aggravating facets had been therefore “extreme and shocking” which they justified surpassing the 15-year minimal jail term for murder.
Rohde, 50, showed up emotionless as being an officer handcuffed him and took him back off to your cells.
The few was in fact going to Rohde’s work meeting during the Spier resort in July 2016 whenever Susan had been found dead within their resort restroom.
‘A painful, gruesome death’
That they had been hitched for 22 years.
Salie-Hlophe said Susan will have appeared to Rohde for security and protection as her spouse and dad of the three daughters.
Her guard and defences could have been down into the sanctity of these space that is private and the convenience associated with existence of her spouse. ادامه مطلب …