Leniency for Namibia's 'Merciless' Parent Killer

The 48-year prison term to which Windhoek's then teenager, Romeo Schiefer was sentenced after being convicted of the murder of his parents at their home in 2008, has been reduced.



Three judges of the Supreme Court today reduced the sentence of Romeo Schiefer, who was convicted of killing both his parents at their home in 2008.

  • Namibia:   Judgement Reserved On Schiefer Sentence Appeal

    Namibian, 22 June 2016

    THE 48-year prison term to which Windhoek resident Romeo Schiefer was sentenced after he was convicted of the murder of his parents is excessive, Schiefer's lawyer has argued in… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Schiefer Gets Appeal Against Sentence

    Namibian, 31 July 2015

    THE 48-year prison term to which Windhoek resident Romeo Schiefer was sentenced after being convicted of the murder of his parents is set to be tested with an appeal in the Supreme… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Schiefer Appeal Bid Dismissed

    Namibian, 17 September 2014

    DOUBLE murder convict Romeo Schiefer will have to pin his hopes on a petition to the Supreme Court if he wants to continue with an attempt to appeal against his conviction and… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Schieffer Appeal Judgment Delayed

    New Era, 5 June 2014

    Double murder convict Romeo Schieffer will have to wait until September to hear if he may appeal his conviction and sentence. Read more »

  • Namibia:   First Arguments Heard on Schiefer Appeal Bid

    Namibian, 15 April 2014

    A RULING that should indicate if double murder convict Romeo Schiefer will be allowed to appeal to the Supreme Court, against his conviction and 48-year prison term, is expected to… Read more »