EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Mark Minnie, who exposed alleged NP paedophile ring in a new book, found dead
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Stories of Note Bytes from the digital world Mark Minnie‚ the co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, which accuses apartheid strongman Magnus Malan of being in a paedophile ring, was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head and a firearm next to him — very similar to the apparent suicides of Dave Allen and John Wiley, which Minnie found suspicious. The police do not suspect foul play, according to a spokesperson.
In My Opinion Matters of debate Considering how smearing opponents with damaging allegations was a speciality of Magnus Malan, Hans Pienaar considers the The Lost Boys of Bird Island poetic justice.