Two men taken in for questioning for murder of Manenberg girl

2017-10-21 22:39


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Cape Town - Western Cape police have taken in two men for questioning in connection with the murder of a 10-year-old girl in Manenberg, Western Cape.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said on Saturday two men aged, 29 and 32 were taken in and are yet to be charged.

Rwexana said police was still investigating the matter.

The body of Charnelle McCrawl was found on Friday next to a Primrose Park dam.

McCrawl was last seen on Thursday morning on her way to school, only a street away from her Manenberg home.

She was reported missing late that afternoon after she didn't return home.

When family contacted the school, staff confirmed that she had been absent, a police source confirmed to News24.

The officer said her body was found alongside the Consol Glass dam. She appeared to have been severely beaten, especially in the face.

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