Body of 7-Year-Old Tulbagh Boy Found, Suspect Arrested


According to reports the search for a missing 7-year-old Tulbagh boy ended in tragedy. Police confirmed that on Sunday the boy’s body was discovered.

News 24 reports that the boy’s family in Tulbagh in the Cape Winelands reported that their son was missing on Sunday morning.

A search for the missing child quickly followed and the body of the boy was reportedly discovered on a riverbank.

Following leads and information reportedly handed to the detectives, a 53-year-old man was later arrested for the murder of the child, spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa said.

Brig. Potelwa continued, “He is expected to appear in the Tulbagh Magistrate’s court soon. As the investigation unfolds more charges could be added,”