Man appears for rape, murder of 5-year-old girl

2015-01-27 20:57

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Johannesburg - A 30-year-old man appeared in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court on Tuesday in connection with the kidnap, rape and murder of a 5-year-old girl, the NPA said.

"He will appear again on the 9 February for a formal bail application," National Prosecuting Authority Northern Cape spokesperson Mashudu Malabi said.

The man, who has not yet been asked to plead, faces one count of kidnapping, two counts of rape, and one of murder.

Rachel Berandt, five, went missing from her home on 29 November.

Her body was found the following day.


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