Tears as Hannah’s friend faces her 'killers' in court

11 October 2018 - 09:00 By Aron Hyman
Cheslin Marsh, who gave evidence in the high court in Cape Town on October 10 2018, was with Hannah Cornelius when they were abducted in Stellenbosch in May 2017.
Cheslin Marsh, who gave evidence in the high court in Cape Town on October 10 2018, was with Hannah Cornelius when they were abducted in Stellenbosch in May 2017.
Image: Anthony Molyneaux

On the one side of the courtroom sat Cheslin Marsh, gasping for air as he battled to fight off fits of sobbing.

On the opposite side of the room, staring him down, sat the four men accused of raping and murdering his friend, Hannah Cornelius.

Marsh’s raw outpouring of emotion filled the court as he recounted the horror of May 27 2017.

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