Murder accused to appear in court today

Rob Packham being handcuffed as he leaves the court after prosecutor's closing arguments.
Rob Packham, the Constantia man accused of killing his wife, will hear his fate in the Western Cape High Court today,Thursday May 16. 

He has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife, Gill, and defeating the ends of justice. 

When the trial began on Monday March 11, senior state prosecutor Susan Galloway asked for a life sentence or a minimum of 15 years. 

Follow Judge Elize Steyn sentencing online at and