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61-year-old man arrested after 4-year-old step grand-daughter found dead

Aug 26, 2018
61-year-old man arrested after 4-year-old step grand-daughter found dead

A 61-year-old man is expected in court soon after he was arrested for the alleged murder of his 4-year-old step grand-daughter.

"The 4-year-old was found dead in their NU 6 home, in Mdantsane, East London,'" said police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"It is alleged that the biological mother and granny left the child in the step grandfather's care as they went out on Friday night."

The suspect is due to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate's Court soon on charges of murder.