Family of slain Tokai Forest teen waits for post-mortem results

2016-03-10 10:35

'There is nothing. She is gone' - Franziska's father speaks after seeing her body

2016-03-10 07:30

The bereft father of slain teenager Franziska Blöchliger describes his harrowing visit to the morgue days after she was brutally murdered.WATCH

Cape Town – The family of 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger will have to wait a few more agonising hours on Thursday to find out how she died.

Her father Florian Blöchliger told News24 that everything had been handed over to the forensic expert they hired, Dr David Klatzow.

They were expecting to get a call from him on Thursday afternoon.

Klatzow was not immediately available for comment.

Heartbroken, the dad previously described seeing only the face of his badly beaten child at the mortuary on Wednesday.

The 16-year-old was murdered in Tokai Forest on Monday while out for a run with her mother, sister and their family dog.

Blöchliger, from Switzerland, said she was beaten so badly, it looked as if her eyes had swollen shut.

Three men, aged 22 to 27, were expected to appear in Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Friday in connection with the murder, according to Western Cape police.

The family was still finalising funeral arrangements but were considering a ceremony at a church in central Cape Town on Friday evening.

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