Raped girl, 5, found in storm water drain

2015-07-08 10:09


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Johannesburg - A 19-year-old man is expected to appear in the KwaDukuza Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on charges of raping and killing a 5-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The girl, from Etete, in Umhlali, went missing in the early hours of Saturday, Major Thulani Zwane said in a statement.

Her aunt woke up around 05:30 to find the front door open and the girl missing. She was found critically injured in a storm water drain later that day.

She died in hospital. The young man was arrested following a police investigation.

A post mortem would be conducted to determine how the girl died.

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