Stellenbosch University to provide financial assistance for Clarissa Lindoor's funeral

By Oluthando Keteyi - 20 September 2019Views : 681

Stellenbosch University has said it will be making a financial contribution to the funeral of murdered of Clarissa Lindoor, who was beaten to death allegedly by her boyfriend in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

Stellenbosch University rector and vice-chancellor Wim De Villiers on Thursday said: “We are shocked and saddened. The fact that this murder occurred despite the current focus on gender-based violence in our country adds to our outrage. The university has been in contact with Ms Lindoor’s family and we will make a financial contribution towards her funeral.”

Lindoor lived on Nietvoorbij Farm with her boyfriend and two-year-old son for four years.

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Lindoor's mother, Meuray said that it is believed that her daughter and her boyfriend had a disagreement before she was killed.

Lindoor worked at the university for a company providing cleaning services.