This picture displays the grave of the three victims of Daisy de Melker which were put rest in peace after having their corpse been extracted based on the suspicions that the brother to Robert had in relation to the death of the three victims.

This picture displays the grave of the three victims of Daisy de Melker which were put rest in peace after having their corpse been extracted based on the suspicions that the brother to Robert had in relation to the death of the three victims.

A chemist situated in Turfontein, where Diasy bought strychnine poison and used it to kill the only child she was left with (Cecil Rhodes Cowle).

A related pharmacy company situated in Turfontein, where Daisy bought strychnine poison and used it to kill the only child she was left with (Cecil Rhodes Cowle).

This is a depiction of thermos flask, in which Daisy made her remaining son coffee mixed with arsenic to kill him

This is a depiction of thermos flask, where arsenic was found in mixed with coffee that was prepared for Cecil Rhodes Cowle. It served as one of the sources of evidence at the court.

D.r. J.M Watt served as the forensic expert during the trial of Daisy and thus presented the evidence compiled by  Witwatersrand  university.

John Maxwell Coetzee (February South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in

Bert Fuller the first lover of Daisy the Melker who met her in 1907 and he worked in a Native Affairs Department thus civil servant. he planned to marry Daisy but unfortunately died from black-water fever. After his death Dasiy enjoyed his riches

Bert Fuller the first lover of Daisy the Melker who met her in 1907 and he worked in a Native Affairs Department thus civil servant. he planned to marry Daisy but unfortunately died from black-water fever. After his death Dasiy enjoyed his riches

This picture portrays a Berea Nursing Home in Durban where Daisy enrolled at in 1903.

This picture portrays a Berea Nursing Home in Durban where Daisy enrolled at in

After Dasiy being found guilty of the death of her son, she was sentenced to death by hanging and on the 30th of December 1932 she was executed.

Haunting: Nooses hang in the gallows at the Pretoria Central Prison, South Africa

This displays the Johannesburg High Court where Daisy de Melker appeared in relation to the charges of murders she was accused with. She appeared before Justice Greenberg  and two senior judges, where Justice Greenberg found her guilty of the murder of her son, whilst the other two murder cases were disregarded due to lack of evidence. Therefore she was sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of her son.

This displays the Johannesburg High Court where Daisy de Melker appeared in relation to the charges of murders she was accused with. She appeared before Justice Greenberg and two senior judges, where Justice Greenberg found her guilty of the murder of her son, whilst the other two murder cases were disregarded due to lack of evidence. Therefore she was sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of her son.

Bottle of strychnine poison which Daisy de Melker used to kill her victims, which she bought at a chemist from Turffontein. it was found on the thermos flask that she used to prepare coffee for her son.

Dr Watt gave his expert opinion on the strychnine poison. This is the same poison that was found in the bones of the dead bodies of Alfred Cowle and Robert Sprouse. she said it was Epsom salt that she gave the two husbands but it was strychnine poison.


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