Infant found dead in Diepsloot


Diepsloot residents demonstrate on 18 October 2013 after the main suspect is arrested in connection with the rape and murder of two toddlers.

DIEPSLOOT - The body of a baby was found floating in a stream in Diepsloot, Gauteng police said on Saturday.

"The baby was found wrapped in a plastic in a stream between Extension six and seven," police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said.

The child&39;s age was not known.

On Tuesday, the bodies of two-year-old Yonelisa Mali and her cousin Zandile Mali, aged three, were found in a public toilet cubicle in Diepsloot.

Five men have been arrested for the murder and rape of the two toddlers. 

Their case was postponed to Thursday for the men to apply for legal aid.

The fifth suspect, believed to be the mastermind, was expected to appear in court on Monday.

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