Atlantis murder accused expected in court


The man accused of the murder of a 23-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter is expected to appear in court on Monday. 

Wilfred Oliphant has been charged with the murders of Octavia Skippers and her daughter, Cleo. 

The bodies of Octavia and Cleo were discovered in bushes close to Thambo Street, Atlantis. Sources say the two were last seen making their way to a hairdresser. 

The bodies were found with their heads buried in the sand. The mother was found lying in a pool of blood.

Oliphant is set to appear in the Atlantis Magistrate’s Court.