Tokai murder: parents offer reward

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Mar 8, 2016

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The parents of 16-year old Franziska Blöchliger, who was found murdered near Tokai Forest on Monday, have offered a reward to anyone who can help them find her killer.

In a videotaped interview with EWN Florian and Shireen Blöchliger said they were offering the reward to stop the killer from hurting anyone else.

Solidarity walk in silence #tokaiforest. Senseless. ..brutal. RIP young one.

— Nicki Hill (@xxxsnix) March 8, 2016

The teenager was murdered after she veered of while on a family outing to Tokai Forest on Monday.

The family launched a search for her and her body was later discovered in Dennedal Road.

Driving through tokai forest just showed me how a community can come together #tokaiforestmurder #goosebumps

— Ryan Barry (@RyanB_CT) March 8, 2016

The murder has shocked locals. A group called Constantia Society called on the community to participate in a silent march at Tokai Forest on Tuesday evening.

My beautiful forest. I heard so many asking "but what can we do? " feeling helpless and hopeless #tokaiforest. RIP

— Nicki Hill (@xxxsnix) March 8, 2016

Tokai Forest is a favourite spot for Cape Town families and has up to now always been considered a relatively safe place.


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