Mom and her 2-year-old child found murdered in Atlantis

2017-06-07 11:36
SA Police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

SA Police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town - A woman and young child have been found murdered in bushes adjacent to Thambo Street, Atlantis, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

They were found on Tuesday.

READ: South Africa: A country where women and children end up as grim stats

The motive for the murders was unknown and no arrests had been made, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said.

The 22-year-old woman was believed to be the mother of the 2-year-old child, News24 has reliably learnt.

Their heads had been covered with sand. The mother was lying in a pool of her own blood, sources said.

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