Durban - The funeral service for Miguel Louw, 9, whose body was found in a shallow grave in Phoenix will be held on Saturday.
The Louw family said the funeral will take place at the St Anne's Catholic Church on Randles Road in Sydenham on Saturday from 10.30am. A full Requiem Mass will convene thereafter at 11 am.
The family have requested that people who want to attend the funeral wear white as a sign of purity for Miguel.
Domenic King of Combined Community Watch, who had been part of a team searching for Miguel since he went missing on July 17, said the family had finally received closure on the matter. Louw's decomposed body was found by police in bushes alongside Longbury Drive last week.
King and other relatives have been trickling into the Louw family home on Dr RD Naidu Drive on Thursday morning to pay their condolences.