Mpumalanga mother accused of killing her children

The Mpumalanga mother accused of killing her four children will be appearing in court in absentia. The 30-year-old woman from Klarinet is still in hospital. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Mpumalanga mother accused of killing her four children will be back in court next week.

She appeared in the Witbank Magistrate's Court in absentia on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old mother who’s still in hospital, is facing four counts of murder.

She was arrested after handing herself over to the police.

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8-year-old Minenhle Maditla, 6-year-old Blessing Maditla, 4-year-old Shaniqua Maditla and 11-month-old Ethan Maditla were found wrapped in blankets on Sunday.

They were last seen alive on the 26th of December.

Their mother is said to have made a phone call to her family,  telling them that she had left a Christmas gift for them in her room.

The children will be laid to rest on Sunday. 

The woman who murdered her four children in Klarinet in Mpumalanga on the weekend, is appearing in court. Courtesy #DStv403

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eNCA