The family of a 13-year old Soweto teenager is looking for answers after finding her body hanging from a tree.
Last week, Matshepo Cleo Malefane went missing. Matshepo’s mother and brother went on a hunt for her and claim to have found her at her boyfriend’s house. It was decided that her boyfriend would accompany her back to her home.
Her brother returned to her boyfriend’s place when she failed to return home. The couple was not at the boyfriend’s house. Matshepo’s mother attempted to call her boyfriend, but his phone was turned off, according to sources.
Community members discovered the body of the 13-year-old girl hanging from a tree. Although no arrests have been made, an investigation has begun.
Matshepo Cleo Malefane, 13 lifeless body was found hanging on a tree in Mapetla, Soweto.
She had gone missing for some time. Investigations are underway and the motive of her death is yet to be revealed. No one has been arrested yet.
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There’s a speculation that the young woman was 19-years-old, at the time of this article SurgeZirc SA is yet to receive confirmation on her age.