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EC man to appear in court after body of 8-year-old girl discovered in corn field

A man is expected to appear in the East London Magistrates Court following the murder of an eight-year-old girl.

The little girl was killed in the Doorchester Heights informal settlement in February.

On Friday, a resident allegedly checked his mealie garden when he discovered a partly decomposed half-n@ked body that was covered in a blanket, laying over his crops.

The police’s Nkosikho Mzuku said, “Sergeant Bulelani Mgubo started his investigation since then and gathered critical information through his sources. He arrested the suspect with the assistance of Cambridge crime prevention police in Southernwood. The circumstances surrounding the incident and the motive for the murder forms part of the investigation.”


In other news – Trouble in paradise: Actress Sophie Ndaba and Max Lichaba break up as husband cheats

Legendary television actress Sophie Ndaba’s marriage to husband and businessman Max Lichaba is headed for splitsville just a month after they renewed their vows.

Sophie Lichaba

A local publication has learnt that Ndaba and Lichaba separated last year just after the outbreak of Covid-19 in March. Learn More

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