Her body was found in the bushes in the Cape Agulhas community after she went missing on Sunday evening.
The incident united the Moravion mission station community, who searched tirelessly through Sunday evening to find the little girl.
Delvina’s aunt and guardian, Carol October, said they were “heartbroken”. “This has really shocked us and we are so saddened by her death.
“She has been ripped away from us just three months after her mother passed away in January. When her elder brother and sister heard about her death, they were traumatised.