Mamelodi girl,10, body found, Police investigating

JOHANNESBURG- The police have confirmed that the body of the missing 10-year-old was found in the Moretele River in Mamelodi, Pretoria on Sunday.

Katlego Joja from Mamelodi was last seen on May 3 at her home.

Captain Johannes Maheso police spokesperson said that the community members spotted the “lifeless body” floating in the river on Sunday.

Maheso said, “We immediately dispatched a team and recovered the body. It has been sent to the government mortuary for an autopsy.”

“For now, we are investigating an inquest and that will reveal further information,”

Maheso said the cause of the death is still unknown, he added, “The body was positively identified by the family. Further details will be communicated.”

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