CAPE TOWN – Authorities in the Western Cape are investigating the circumstances around the murder of a boy in Bonteheuwel.
The 12-year-old’s body was discovered at the local train station on Friday, his hands and feet had been bound.
The victim’s name has not yet been released, but it’s understood he was a grade five pupil at Bramble Way Primary School.
Bonteheuwel ward councillor Angus McKenzie says the child was last seen playing in the road.
“Despite efforts by the community to put a stop to this, the number of kids dying is alarming and should be a warning to everyone.”
PHOTO: Police tape seen at a crime scene. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.