Mpumalanga girl found dead

2013-10-28 18:28
(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

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Johannesburg - The body of a 5-year-old girl was found 100m from her home in Sakhile near Standerton on Monday, Mpumalanga police said.

Police spokesperson Selvy Mohlala said the girl went missing on Sunday around 16:00, after she went to the toilet.

She was found at a house in Extension two at 06:00 on Monday morning.

"The owner of the house was apparently going to the toilet when she spotted the lifeless body of the girl in her yard," said Mohlala.

"Police are investigating a case of murder and no person has been arrested with regards to this incident. A post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death."

Police urged people with information about the crime to come forward.

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