UWC academic, Professor Sean Davison has briefly appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on a charge of pre-meditated murder. The incident took place in 2015. Davison is an advocate of assisted suicide. It is alleged that Davison killed Justin Varian in 2015 in a Cape Town apartment by asphyxiation. Davison was arrested in September 2017 in connection with another alleged assisted suicide. 43 year old Dr Anrich Burger died in that incident.Davison today appeared for the alleged murder of Varian. The matter has been remanded until the 29th of April for the defense to get further information from the state and the accused. Davison was also involved in his mother’s assisted suicide in New Zealand and was sentenced to five months house arrest. He is currently out on bail.