[WATCH] What makes you decide, a 3-year-old deserves to die violently?

How do you make that leap from mild annoyance to murder?

Joanne Joseph ponders on the actions of 3-year-old Courtney Pieters' killer Mortimer Saunders.

READ: People gasp and cry as Saunders admits to necrophilia in gruesome testimony

In the last 24 hours, I've been reflecting on what ingredients and method go into the making of a Mortimer Saunders. He's the man who's confessed to poisoning and killing 3-year-old Courtney Pieters in the Western Cape, and engaging in necrophilia once she was dead.

Joanne Joseph, Host of 702's Afternoon Drive

How do you make that leap from mild annoyance to murder? What makes you decide, a 3-year-old deserves to die violently for pestering you? And how has society created adults like this, who believe such extreme action is either appropriate, proportionate or normal?

Joanne Joseph, Host of 702's Afternoon Drive

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