Boy's body found in E Cape

2012-09-17 16:03

Johannesburg - The decomposed body of a boy was found in bushes in the Tamara village in the Eastern Cape, police said on Monday.

Lieutenant Siphokazi Mawisa said villagers discovered the body on Sunday evening.

"On investigation [police also] found female clothes and shoes on the scene."

Police could not immediately confirm how the child had died as the body was too badly decomposed. He was estimated to have been 9 years old.

Police were investigating.