" I have received death threats before. I have also been a victim of violence and of burglaries before. For that reason I kept my firearm, a 9 mm Parabellum, underneath my bed when I went to bed at night."
Then you have the issue of motive. So far there is no logical motive. If one emerges then I may change my mind but so far there is no logical reason for pre-meditated 1 st degree nurder.
Because of the lead detectives lousy poice work and his checkered past reasonable doubt will already be implanted in any potential juror. Then there is the Pride of South Africa who wouldn't want to see him go down, for obvious reasons.