Cape Town – The body of a four-year-old boy, who had been missing since July, has reportedly been found next to the N11 road near Middelburg in Mpumalanga.
Police said Mpenduko Ngcukani was found on Friday, about 5km from his home.
According to Times Live, police divers and the family violence, child protection and sexual offences unit assisted in locating the boy’s body after the investigating officer decided to involve the services of other units to intensify the search.
“With the assistance of the police mounted unit, police divers and family violence, child protection and sexual offences unit (FCS), the lifeless body of Mpendulo was sadly located not far from his home,” IOL quoted police spokesperson in Mpumalanga, Brigadier Selvy Mohlala as saying.
Police have since opened an inquest docket to determine the cause of death, the report said.
Body of boy, 4, reported missing in July has been found: The body of a four-year-old boy, Mpenduko Ngcukani, who was reported missing on July 30, was found next to the N11 road near Middelburg in Mpumalanga on Friday, about 5km from his home. https://t.co/VDFqJBGNN1
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