Cape Town - The body of nine-year-old Previledge Mabvongwe has been discovered at a dumping site in Bloekombos, outside Cape Town.
Western Cape police spokeswoman, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, said Previledge's body was found at 8.40am on Thursday morning and was still dressed in her school uniform.
Previledge was reported missing on Monday.
Rwexana said crime scene experts were combing the scene for clues and a case of abduction and murder had been opened.
Anyone with information can contact the investigating officer Captain Loganathan Chetty on 082 522 1039.