Former Sotheby's boss Jason Rohde re-arrested

File: Jason Rohde, accused of killing his wife, has been re-arrested for failing to appear for his trial. Photo: Gallo / Adrian de Kock

JOHANNESBURG - Jason Rohde, accused of killing his wife, has been re-arrested for failing to appear for his trial.

The property mogul was arrested in hospital where he’s being treated for an undisclosed illness.

He’s currently on trial in the Western Cape High Court.

READ: Susan Rohde strangled and death staged: forensic expert

Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe issued a warrant on Tuesday after he failed to appear for a second consecutive day.

Rohde’s wife, Susan, was strangled at the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch in July 2016.

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