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3 arrested for killing Cape Town girl, 10

2014-08-13 12:41

Cape Town - Three men have been arrested for allegedly killing a 10-year-old girl in Gugulethu, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

The men, aged between 24 and 38, were arrested on Tuesday night, Captain Frederick van Wyk said.

The girl's body was found under a bed in a room in a house in Gugulethu on Tuesday.

"The victim still had her school tracksuit top on," said Van Wyk.

Police could not confirm whose room it was.

One of the girl's family members reported her missing on Monday.

"A post-mortem will be conducted to determine cause of death and also to see if she was sexually assaulted," he said.

The men would appear in the Athlone Magistrate's Court soon.

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