Toddler murders: Cops seek 5th suspect

2013-10-17 07:49
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Johannesburg - Police are still looking for a man believed to be behind the murder of two toddlers found in a toilet cubicle in Diepsloot.

"No arrests have been made yet," spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said on Thursday.

Four foreign nationals were taken in for questioning. The fifth man, a Mozambican national, was being sought by police.

The bodies of 2-year-old Yonelisa Mali and her cousin Zandile Mali, 3, were found in a public toilet cubicle in Diepsloot at 05:00 on Tuesday by a resident.

They were reported missing at the weekend.

Residents went on the rampage after the bodies were discovered.

Police said a team of detectives had been appointed to investigate the murders.

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