Gruesome discovery: Boy (4) beheaded, uncle arrested, Tsomo

South African Police Service

Gruesome discovery: Boy (4) beheaded, uncle arrested, Tsomo
Gruesome discovery: Boy (4) beheaded, uncle arrested, Tsomo

Police Management has learnt shock and dismay on the murder of 4-year-old boy at Xolobe Administrative Area, Tsomo.

According to information on Thursday, 3 September 2020, the deceased together with his sister (7) were left in their uncle’s care by their grandmother who went to town to collect her grant.

The uncle forced the 7-year-old to go School while the four-year-old stayed behind. Upon arrival back from school, she find the body of her brother covered with a cloth already dead.

Police were summoned to the scene and upon arrival, members made a gruesome discovery, they found the beheaded body of the boy.

Upon searching the premises, the boy’s head was found hanging outside a tree.

A case murder was opened and the uncle (37) arrested and he will appear before Tsomo Magistrate’s Court on Monday 07 September 2020.

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