The Ermelo police in Mpumalanga have appealed to anyone with†information that can connect cops with the family of the body of a†murdered 16-year-old girl.
The body was found in a ditch near the Mpumalanga Stadium in Wesselton†town by residents who alerted cops on Saturday morning.†Ermelo police spokesman Carla Prinsloo told 013NEWS on Tuesday: “We†are asking anyone with information that can help identify the girl or†assist us with investigations to call us immediately”.
A black jean as well as a black and white striped T-shirt and black†school shoes were found next to the naked body. Police suspect the†child had been raped first before she was strangled on the night.
“There was still no information yet but we believe before the week†ends we will be receiving some feedback from the community with the†information and with the help of the media to identify the girl and†find her family and bring to books those who committed the crime”,†said Prinsloo.
Anyone with information should call Captain Khanyile on 082 373 8389†or Captain Prinsloo on 079 891 4813.
(edited by MM)