Child’s body found, eyes gouged

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WESTERN Cape po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a case of mur­der after the body of a five-year-old girl was found in Broad­way Soek Street in Nomzamo, Strand. Po­lice spokesper­son Cap­tain FC van Wyk said Mi­nen­tle Lekhakha’s body was found on Sun­day after she was re­ported miss­ing on Satur­day night. “A post­mortem will be con­ducted to de­ter­mine the cause of death.” Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion can con­tact Crime Stop at 08600 10111. Western Cape So­cial De­vel­op­ment MEC Al­bert Fritz con­demned Mi­nen­tle’s mur­der. So­cial work­ers would coun­sel the family, he said. – ANA

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