The body of a 5-year-old girl who was r@ped and possibly strangled to death has been found in Pacaltsdorp near George, police have confirmed.
In a statement on Thursday, police spokesperson Malcolm Pojie said Natalie Baartman’s half-naked body was found on Monday, approximately 50m from her family’s home.
An autopsy revealed that Baartman was r@ped and possibly died due to suffocation.
An SABC reporter and EWN tweeted that a 31-year-old man had been arrested on Thursday in connection with the murder.
Police could not be reached to confirm the arrest.