The friends and family of Jesse Hess are confident that justice will prevail.
Speaking to Radio 786, Jesse’s school friend Nicola Christian said the last two years have been difficult for her family, but they are coping with the loss. Her comments come as the trial of the two suspects arrested for the rape and murder of Jesse, and her grandfather Chris Lategan’s murder continues.
Jesse’s aunt, Sandy, has already provided testimony to the Western Cape High Court.
In 2019, the country was reeling from several other cases of brutal gender-based violence, which sparked national protests and a commitment from President Cyril Ramaphosa to do more. Jesse’s school friend Nicola Christian