No foul play in Cape Town boy's death - police

2015-05-17 17:06
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Cape Town - A 4-year-old Cape Town boy who went missing earlier this month, and whose body was later found in a dam, did not die because of foul play, Western Cape police confirmed on Sunday.

“It can be confirmed that the cause of death of Bukho Mlityalwa is drowning,” said Captain FC van Wyk.

The boy’s body was found floating in a farm dam in Wallacedene a week ago.

A post mortem at Tygerberg mortuary found no injuries on the child.

Police opened an inquest even though no foul play was suspected at the time.

Mlityalwa went missing a week before that, and was last seen in a playground in Wallacedene.

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