Missing five year old child found dead

South African Police Service

Missing five year old child found dead
Missing five year old child found dead

The Police in Maake outside Tzaneen are investigating the death of a reportedly missing child, Khaya Restoration Rikhotso aged five years from Hoveni village.

The deceased was allegedly found by a passer by in the surrounding bushes following a massive search operation by the Police, the family and the local community. The Circumstances around the victim’s death is subject to the ongoing Police investigations.

This discovery follows his disappearance on 6 September 2018. It is alleged that his grandmother saw him playing at the gate inside the yard. Later on, she checked on him and discovered that he was nowhere to be found.

An inquest docket has been opened for further Police investigations.

Anyone with information that can assist police in their investigation, may contact Colonel Cecil Machimane at 082 451 7181 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or SMS Crime Line at 32211 or the nearest Police Station.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service