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Decomposed body of child found in Lenasia

2014-08-12 21:28

Johannesburg - The decomposing body of a child was discovered in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday evening, Gauteng police said.

"A passer-by noticed hair protruding from a rock near an informal settlement in Lenasia. He discovered that it was a human body and called the police," said police spokesperson Kay Makhubela.

The child's body was in a bad state of decomposition, and it was not yet known whether it was a boy or a girl, he said.

A murder docket has been opened.

No arrests have been made.

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