A memorial service for De Beer will be held on Tuesday 12 January at 09:30 in the Old Apostolic Church in Jasmyn Street, Silverton, and there will also be a memorial service in the University Chapel on the Hatfield campus on Wednesday 13 January at 11:00.

Anyone who can assist the police with information can contact the Brooklyn police station at (012) 366 1764 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.