291pp., illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2020
Cecilia Steyn, Marinda Steyn and her two children, Le Roux and Marcel, Zak Valentine and John Barnard were part of Electus Per Deus, a group that saw themselves as 'chosen by God'. They killed 11 people between 2012 and 2016. Cecilia Steyn is regarded as the 'mastermind' behind the cult. All seven members are serving multiple terms of life imprisonment.
Jana Marx is a reporter at Netwerk24.