Teenager linked to toddlers' deaths, appears in court
By Ilhaam Hoosain
21 June 2008
A 16-year-old boy linked with the death of three toddlers appeared on Friday in the George magistrate's court this is according to Western Cape police.
The boy did not plead and was remanded to the Mossel Bay Correctional Facility, spokesperson Captain Malcolm Pojie said.
"His formal bail application will be heard on Thursday (June 26) at the George Magistrate's Court," said Pojie.
They have been identified as three-year-old Jamaine Geduld, four-year-old Hendrolene Koetaan, and Adnill Pienaar who was five.
They were all of Bossiesgif, Rosemore, George and they were found dead on Thursday night after they were reported missing.
According to a daily newspaper their bodies were found hidden, piled up on top of each other in a ditch on the banks of a river in Bossiesgif.
Pojie said an autopsy would be conducted early next week to determine the cause of death.