10-year-old's body discovered hanging from tree


The body of a 10-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree at Nkovani village near Giyani.

Ntwisiso Tshabalala’s body was discovered hanging from a tree behind Tshabalala’s house in the village by her 10-year-old friend. Ambulance personnel declared the little girl dead upon their arrival at the house.  

“The traumatised child alerted the elders after seeing her friend swinging from a tree behind the house. The matter was reported to the police and the medical emergency services, and upon their arrival, she was certified dead,” said police spokesperson Const Mienkie  Ramakgoakgoa.

Tshabalala was a Grade 4 pupil at Tivoneleni Primary School.

The circumstances surrounding her death are still being investigated by the police.




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Date:08 May 2018 - By:



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