Cape Town – The body of six-year-old Khayalethu Magadla, who fell into an uncovered manhole in Dlamini, Soweto on June 12 while playing with friends, has reportedly been found.
According to News24, the City of Johannesburg Emergency Services (EMS) management spokesperson Nana Radebe confirmed on Saturday that the body had been found.
[BREAKING NEWS] #KhayaMagadla‘s Body Found: The body of the Soweto boy who fell in a manhole has been found.
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The search for Khayalethu had taken close to three weeks.
EMS said that the boy’s body was discovered in a split chamber near the Eldorado Park Cemetery on Saturday, EWN reported.
A report by eNCA said that the boy’s family had accepted that he would not be found alive but wanted to lay his body to rest.
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