Richard Bloom and Brett Goldin

Brett Goldin’s mother has welcomed news that a parole bid by a second man convicted in the deadly attack on her son has been refused.

Jade Wyngaard was found guilty of the 2006 kidnapping, hijacking and armed robbery of Brett Goldin and Richard Bloom in Cape Town that led to their murder.

He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with three years suspended on condition he testify in the trial against the men accused of the actual murder. His effective prison sentence was 12 years.

His parole hearing, after serving less than six years in jail, was heard on Wednesday at the Drakenstein Prison in Cape Town. His request to be freed was rejected.

Denise Goldin confirmed that she had been informed of the news and told Talk Radio 702 that she was “relieved”.

In November last year, the authorities refused a similar parole application by Nurshad Davids who was also sentenced to 15 years in prison for the same attack.

In April 2006, the naked bodies of Goldin (28), a popular actor, and clothing designer Richard Bloom (27) were found in Mowbray, Cape Town. The two men, who were openly gay, had been shot in the head.

Two other accused, Shavaan Marlie and Clinton Davids, pleaded guilty to the murder and were each sentenced to 28 years in prison.

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