Can a murderer change his spots? Questions remain after ‘family man’ is gunned down
Farouk Meyer, who made headlines in 2009 after he escaped from prison, was a role model to those close to him
Farouk Meyer is a man with a chequered past. He’s a convicted murderer and a prison escapee, and on Monday he was brutally gunned down in Eldorado Park in what appeared to be a hit related to his underworld connections.
But many say Meyer was reformed – a businessman who did community work and a family man who was a pillar of strength when times were tough. His family wants justice for the murder...