President Jacob Zuma visits the scene where Courtney Pieters' body was found. Picture: Siyabonga Sesant
Cape Town – Residents of Elsies River came out in the their numbers on Thursday to listen to President Jacob Zuma speak after he visited the home of Courtney Pieters.

Three-year-old Courtney's body was discovered on May 13 after she went missing nine days earlier.

Mortimer Saunders has been charged with her rape and murder.

On Thursday, Zuma visited the site where Courtney's body was found.

Video: Laura Skippers/ANA

He had earlier visited Courtney's family where he unveiled a plaque.

Cape Argus and ANA