Genitalia-collecting rapist to be sentenced

File: Peter Frederiksen in the dock of the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court in November 2015. His sentencing will begin on Tuesday. Photo: Charl Devenish / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The sentencing of Peter Frederiksen, found guility on several sexual misconduct charges, begins in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court in the Free State on Tuesday.

Frederiksen was found guilty of rape, possession and production of child pornography, assault and fraud.

The 66-year-old Dane was also found guilty on counts of conspiracy to commit murder, influencing a state witness and various contraventions of the Firearms Control Act.

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He pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

Frederiksen was arrested in 2015 after female body parts were found in his freezer in Bloemfontein.

But the charges relating to mutilating women were dropped.



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