Body of missing girl found
Johannesburg - The body of a 14-year-old girl, who disappeared from her village near Polokwane in Limpopo, was found in an abandoned house near her home on Saturday, police said.
Mahlatse Mandy Ramalobela of Chabelang village in Sekgosese disappeared on her way to school on October 10 last year.
Warrant Officer Eric Mashego said the body was found under a bed in the vacant house in the village.
Police suspect the girl was raped and murdered.
The teenager's hands and legs were tied with shoelaces.
The body was already in an advanced stage of decomposition and was identified through the Sekgosese Secondary School learner's school bag and uniform.