Teen found in shallow grave

Itsoseng - A 15-year-old girl has been found dead in a shallow grave in Verdwaal village, Itsoseng, North West police said on Thursday.

Following a search, her partially buried body was found on Wednesday in the bush, after she was reported missing on Sunday, Sergeant Philani Nkwalase said.

File photo: Bongiwe Mchunu. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Her parents last saw her on Friday when she went to school.

“According to information from her fellow learner, they both went straight to a local tavern after school. It is further alleged that her fellow learner walked [her] home after midnight and that was the last time she saw her,” Nkwalase said.

A post mortem would be conducted. No arrests had been made yet. - Sapa