An important witness took the stand last week at the Van Breda murder trial, but there was confusion surrounding Lt. Col. Henry Stewart’s testimony regarding hair samples. Tracey Stewart analyses what evidence the hair forensic expert provided in court – or lack thereof?


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Justin Williams is a born-and-bred Capetonian with a flair for writing. His icons include the late South African authors Lawrence Green, Eric Rosenthal and T.V. Bulpin, literary figures who continuously inspire him to cover the avenues of lifestyle, travel and nature in a local context. When he's not covering a story, Justin can be found in the mountains - he's a renowned wild food forager and herbalism student.