Northern Cape police have arrested a 23-year-old man after a teenager's body was found in a graveyard on Saturday.
The body of the 15-year-old boy was discovered in Mataleng, Barkly West, at around 23:30, said police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana.
It appeared he had been struck on the head with a stone or brick and succumbed to his injuries.
"The paramedics declared him dead on the scene," added Tawana.
Barkly West police launched a manhunt for suspects and with the help of residents made a breakthrough and arrested the 23-year-old.
The suspect will appear in the Barkly West Magistrate's Court on Wednesday and faces a murder charge.