Mikayla found dead near her home
24 June 2007
The body of six-year-old Mikayla Rossouw who went missing from her home in Swellendam in the Western Cape, two weeks ago has been found dead.
Police discovered her body in a box a few houses from where she lived.
“Police found Mikayla’s body at 2-o-clock on Saturday afternoon. It is not yet known what caused her death”, says police spokesperson Billy Jones.
“We are investigating a case of murder as the crime scene is being processed by a forensic team”, says Jones.
A 24-year-old man was taken in for questioning and a case of murder has been opened.