It is over three years since Senzo Meyiwa was killed after an alleged break-in went wrong

In the time since his death, his family, his beloved supporters and the nation at large, have all been waiting for news of an arrest in the hunt for his killer(s).

And yet, as we approach the fourth anniversary of his murder this October, we seem to be no closer to finding out the truth than we were on the day it happened.

Here’s a timeline of all the dramatic twists and turns this story has taken in the past three years

Senzo Meyiwa dies

On the 26th of October 2014, South Africans awoke to the news that Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa had been murdered in Vosloorus.

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What really happened

The statement that the police gave South Africans was that Senzo Meyiwa had been murdered in a break-in gone wrong. Armed robbers broke into his girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo’s home and shot him when an altercation broke out.