Missing Cape Town toddler found dead
Cape Town - A 2-year-old boy who was last seen at the old bus terminus in Mitchells Plain two days ago was found dead on Saturday afternoon.
Police spokesperson Warrant Officer November Filander said Tauriq Jacobs was found by neighbourhood watch members in bushes at Imperial Primary School in Beacon Valley around 14:00.
"I can confirm that the body of the boy was found in bushes at Imperial Primary School at about 14:00," Filander said.
"At this stage there are no suspects."
Filander said however, that the boy's mother had been taken into custody for questioning in connection with child negligence and abandonment.
Pathologists and forensics experts are at the scene.
The cause of the boy's death is not known.
Jacobs went missing at 10:00 on Thursday.
He was last seen at the old bus terminus in Mitchells Plain.