Body of Missing Minor Found [press release]

Rustenburg Cluster: In October last year a media statement was issued about two missing children who went missing in Reagile location in Koster. Another statement was issued about the naked body of a female minor that was floating in a river in Assen near Brits.

The body of the last mentioned female minor was found. Due to the body’s state of decomposition, it was difficult to be identified. However, samples were obtained and taken to SAPS Forensic Laboratory Services. Samples was sent to the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) after which the report recently came back showing that the bone sample matches one of the girls (Kegomoditswe Boikanyo’s) mother.

The family was then taken to Brits to identify the body and it was confirmed that the body was indeed her. A case of murder and missing persons are still being investigated.

Anyone with information that may lead to arrest of the suspects can call investigating officers Captain Maboitshego and Captain Morema on 082 416 0978 or 082 856 1087. Alternatively, information can be forwarded anonymously to Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or via SMS to Crime Line 32211.

Source : South African Police Service