Man held for strangling girl, 14

Johannesburg - A 24-year-old man accused of murdering a 14-year-old girl has been arrested in Addo near Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

The man was taken into custody on Monday, said Warrant Officer Basil Seekoei.

He allegedly killed the girl in Langbos near the canal in Addo.

Seekoei said the girl's body was found by a passer-by on Sunday in the bushes near her home.

"It is suspected that the deceased had been strangled. The motive for the killing is not known."

The man would appear in the Kirkwood Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

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Nin Ja Kitty 2014-08-20 11:18:43 AM
Not another one. Is this how we want our country to continue.
Zair Mendez 2014-08-20 11:23:12 AM
is this really woman's month?...
Deepandsoulfulhouse DjVido Buka 2014-08-20 11:24:54 AM
violence against children should be strongly condemned by jailing these monsters forever
Bento Maepa 2014-08-20 11:29:04 AM
Goodness me, just like that. Strangle and throw the body by the wayside.
John Madhiri 2014-08-20 11:30:20 AM
Unless we invest in understanding the.underlying.issues that create these killers rapists who target women and children, south.africa will perpetuate this.violence as its legacy
Zair Mendez 2014-08-20 11:31:03 AM
is this really woman's month?...
Jacqui Daane Van Rensburg 2014-08-20 11:42:15 AM
Bloody savage.
Siener Sien 2014-08-20 12:05:18 PM
barbarian
Jamill Ahmed 2014-08-20 12:38:58 PM
Ya this spells the end of. ..............................
Thina Mapipa 2014-08-20 01:05:44 PM
OH MY GOODNESS, I CANNOT KEEP UP WITH THESE KILLINGS ANYMORE!!!!!