Is Terence Bridgett Arrested? ‘7de Laan’ Actor Arrested Isn’t Current Cast Member

Fans of 7de Laan need not worry about the show a production confirmed that the actor in question was not a current cast member. Read further to know more. South Africans aros the land are wondering who the culprit is after news emerged that a 7de Laan actor had killed his young boyfriend and tried to take his own life afterward. A Twitter account named @beast_of_news shared a video of a communication officer identified as Warrant Officer Barbara-Anne Ferierra as she shared a debrief following a 10111 call to a murder scene in Norkem Park.

7De Laan Actor Arrested

Is Terence Bridgett Arrested?

According to EWN, the suspect was at the hospital being treated for an apparent overdose. Warrant Officer Feierra also confirmed that the suspect, 50, was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and that he would be charged for that in addition to being charged with the murder of his 29-year-old lover.

7De Laan Actor Arrested

While speaking to the citizen, 7de Laan’s public relations manager Kayleen Bessit said that the production was currently only able to confirm that it’s not a current cast member. At the time of writing the production house was still waiting to hear back from police about the particulars of the crime and who the suspect was before issuing an official statement. Production has made efforts to establish who the said individual might be however as per the law, a suspect’s identity will not be able to disclose until such time that they have been formally charged.

7De Laan Actor Arrested

We can however confirm that the individual in question is not part of the current cast. It is believed the suspect was an actor who featured in a number of South African soap operas, but it is still unclear as to which, claimed by 7de Laan. The production and the channel also indicated that they are deeply saddened and disturbed by the reports circulating in the media regarding the tragic incident.


Due to the fact that the identity of the actor has been withheld as they are yet to appear in court and be given a chance to plead, social media users have gone into a frenzy trying to deduce which of the show’s actors may have been embroiled in the crime. Most of the names topping the social media suspect list are those of actors who are currently on the show and as previously confirmed by 7de Laan’s public relations manager, the man in custody is not a current cast member.


This also meant that production would not be affected in any way. Despite being linked to 7de Laan, the actor in question is also said to have acted in a number of local television productions. At the time of writing, Norkem Park police are still investigating the case and said that the suspect would appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court in due course.

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