Body of toddler discovered in shallow grave

Members of the South African Police Service at Pienaar, near Nelspruit made a gruesome discovery when they dug the decomposed body of a three year old girl in a shallow grave.

The discovery unfolded when police received information about a child that had been reportedly murdered in 2015, and buried in a shallow grave, within the yard of a house in Gobhoza Section.

As a result of this atrocious act, the police are looking for the father of the victim known as Phanuel Kombora and the step-mother known only as Francis, whom it is believed may be able to assist in the investigation of this matter.

An appeal is also made to anyone who may have information on the couple's whereabouts to contact Lieutenant Colonel Jackie Mbuyane 082 469 1478 or the SAPS Crime Line 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service