Police are investigating a demise inquest after the physique of a kid was discovered within the Black River within the Athlone space.
An 8-year-old woman and a person disappeared in a canal on the Vygieskraal casual settlement following heavy rains about two weeks in the past.
Police stated that the physique, discovered on Monday, had not but been recognized.
It’s, nevertheless, believed to be that of 8-year-old Abieda Paulse, who fell into the canal whereas enjoying with buddies.
Fellow resident Yusuf Kiriboto jumped into the water to attempt to save the woman however they each received swept away.
Residents have taken turns to go looking the murky waters of the canal.
Group chief Moegamat Salie Davids stated that the kid’s mom would determine the physique.