4 held for killing girl, aunt

Johannesburg - Four people were arrested for allegedly killing a 6-year-old girl and her 41-year-old aunt in Rosedale, Hankey, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

The two men and two women, aged between 21 and 23, were arrested on Sunday afternoon, said police spokesperson Basil Seekoei.

Neighbours found the two bodies inside the aunt's house on Sunday morning and alerted police.

The four allegedly set the house alight after the murders, but neighbours managed to remove their bodies.

"It is being alleged that the body of the adult female was found with stab wounds to the upper body," said Seekoei.

"The 6-year-old is suspected to have been strangled."

The motive of the killings was not known.

The four would appear in the Hankey Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of murder and arson.


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Bento Maepa 2014-08-04 05:03:50 PM
Scum of the earth - just put a bullet between their eyes and save us the costs of the court trials. They can't cope with normal life - so check 'em out.
Aaron Simon Chauke 2014-08-04 06:23:49 PM
It is fanny how people do things, when people think that they are angry or needing some thing from others, they take others life cheep. Where as them self's they don't want to die. May God have mercy on them.
Izack Madisa 2014-08-04 06:32:17 PM
Bring back death penalty !!
Hemlock 2014-08-05 08:18:03 AM
Another barbarian act......
Theresa Ann Gouws 2014-08-05 10:06:00 AM
What the hell is happening in our beautiful country?!?!?!?! Do we now need to run for our lives???????