Butterworth - The body of a 3-year-old toddler was discovered with its arms and legs amputated in Willowvale, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.
A resident found the body in Ntlabane village around 17:45 on Thursday, spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said.
A murder docket was opened. No arrests has yet been made.
The child was dressed in a grey tracksuit with red stripes, and was yet to be identified.
Further details were not immediately available.