Globe-trotting botanists beaten to death and fed to crocodiles

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Rod Saunders, 74, a horticulturist and his microbiologist wife, Dr. Rachel Saunders, 63, were camping in the remote Ngoye Forest Reserve just 30 miles north of the beach city of Durban when they disappeared in early February 2018. Four people were later taken into custody and cops say the suspects kidnapped and murdered the couple on February 10, according to reports.
2 months ago·South Africa

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Globe-trotting botanists beaten to death and fed to crocodiles

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