Cape Town girl, 8, found murdered

2011-10-11 14:14
Cape Town - The body of a missing 8-year-old girl was found in bushes in Khayelitsha outside Cape Town on Tuesday morning, police said.

Zikhona Qhayi was reported missing at the Harare police station at 01:00. She was found at 08:00 in bushes near the railway line in 33 block, Harare, close to her home, Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said.

"Zikhona was last seen playing with friends outside her residence last night. The discovery of her body was made by a member of the community this morning."

Traut said the circumstances around Qhayi's death were being investigated. The cause of her death also had yet to be established.

- SAPA
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