Police in Storms River have arrested a 41 year old man who has been linked to the murder of Allisandre Floors (16), whose body was recovered in the plantation few kilometers outside Storms River on the morning of 27 December 2019.
The teenager was reported missing on Monday, 23 December 2019, around 20:00 and police immediately started with the search while detectives followed some leads. Search and rescue teams also descended to the area to assist with the search.
The detective’s leads paid off and the suspect was arrested. He led the police to the plantation about 10 kilometers outside Storms River, where the body was found. The suspect is related to the deceased and it was also confirmed that he was the person who was last seen with the teenager.
A case of murder is now under investigation. The suspect is due to appear in the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court soon on a murder charge.
The Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga commended the police for the swift arrest of the suspect but condemned the incident and urged the investigators to dig deep to unearth all the circumstances leading up to this brutal murder.
The possibility of an additional charge/s at a later stage of the investigation cannot be ruled out.
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