Family sought for murdered boy

2013-10-14 21:23
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - Katlehong police were searching on Monday for the family of an unknown boy whose body was dumped near a house in Katlehong, on the East Rand.

The remains of the boy, aged between 4 and 6, were found in August in Hlongwane Section, said police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini.

"The boy was assaulted and burned. [The] forensic science laboratory reconstructed his face in order to assist with a possible identification."

Police could not find any case of a missing person, even around neighbouring police stations.

Dlamini urged anyone, who might be able to help identify him or knew anything about his death, to contact them.

Police were investigating a murder case.

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