Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a child in Strand.
The minor’s body was found near Nomzamoon Sunday.
News of the child’s death came on the day Child Protection Week drew to a close.
Crime scene investigators combed Soek Street on Sunday looking for clues as to exactly how the child died.
The police’s Frederick van Wyk says a murder case has been opened.
“The body of a child was found in Broadway Soek Street, Strand. A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.”
It’s unknown whether the body is that of a missing five-year-old girl who disappeared in the area on Saturday.
Minethle Nkatha was last seen playing with friends outside her Nomzamo home.