Khayelethu Magadla's missing body found – devastated family finally get closure

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Khaya would have celebrated his sixth birthday eight days after he went missing. (PHOTO: Supplied)
Khaya would have celebrated his sixth birthday eight days after he went missing. (PHOTO: Supplied)

All they wanted was closure. But when rescue teams found little Khayalethu Magadla's body the pain was no less for his heartbroken family. 

A rescue crew recovered Khayalethu's body after tirelessly searching the sewer pipeline. He'd fallen into a manhole, leaving his family traumatised as they awaited news of their missing child.

According to Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson Nana Radebe, the little boy's body was found just after noon on 2 July near Eldorado Cemetery. They'd searched more than 20km of pipeline to find him. 

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