Boy arrested after toddler killed

2014-10-28 13:44
Nielen de Klerk, News24

Nielen de Klerk, News24

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Johannesburg - A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping and murdering a 2-year-old boy in Soweto on Sea, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

"On Sunday at noon a 2-year-old boy was playing with other children at Songololo Street, Soweto on Sea, Port Elizabeth," said Warrant Officer Dumile Gwavu.

"He [went] missing and [was] found dead by the owner of the house at Serote Street where he was dumped at about 15:00 and is suspected to have been raped."

It was not clear whether the toddler had been strangled but the post-mortem would reveal the cause of death.

The 16-year-old was arrested on Monday, and was expected to appear in the Nerina House Juvenile Court later on Tuesday.

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