Toddler raped, killed, dumped

2010-06-14 13:01

Bhisho - A 2-year-old girl was raped, killed and dumped in an open veld at Bhongweni village near Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

The toddler went missing on Friday, but her mother thought she was at her grandmother's home, Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

Her body was found in an open veld on Sunday.

"She had no visible injuries and preliminary investigation showed that she had been suffocated to death."

No arrests had been made yet.