21.8.08

"Mark Scott-Crossley was given life by Phalaborwa Circuit Court in the Limpopo province in 2005 for assaulting former employee Nelson Chisale and then throwing him to a pack of lions. Little more than Chisale's skull, shards of bone and a finger were found at an enclosure for rare white lions. In September last year, the Supreme Court of Appeal set aside Scott-Crossley's murder conviction and gave him a five-year sentence after finding that the prosecution had not proved that Chisale was alive when he was thrown to the lions."

[Reuters]