A mother’s love: Rohde’s mom pleads for him

19 February 2019 - 08:00 By Philani Nombembe
Former Sotheby’s executive Jason Rhode convicted of killing his wife, appears at the Western Cape High Court for his pre- sentencing proceedings on February 18 2019.
Former Sotheby’s executive Jason Rhode convicted of killing his wife, appears at the Western Cape High Court for his pre- sentencing proceedings on February 18 2019.
Image: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES

It is difficult to imagine a more glowing endorsement of  a character than that given by lawyer Craig Livingstone about his friend Jason Rohde.

But while Livingstone –in the high court in Cape Town on Monday – described the wife killer as caring, charitable, responsible and friendly, the prosecution brought the positive image crashing back to Earth.

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