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Nameera Sarjoo
1 minute read
16 Nov 2018
3:25 pm

Missing child’s body parts found in Ladysmith pit toilets

Nameera Sarjoo

Celimpilo Nosbusiso Sibiya was last seen on November 6 at Baldaskraal in Driefontein.

8-year-old Celimpilo Nosbusiso Sibiya.

The search for missing 8-year-old Celimpilo Nosbusiso Sibiya has ended on a gruesome and shocking note.

On Thursday, police, along with Ladysmith K9 Search & Rescue, found Celimpilo’s body parts. She had been cut up, and some of her body parts were found in the area of Driefontein, with other parts scattered in pit toilets in the area, reports Ladysmith Gazette.

She was last seen on November 6 at Baldaskraal in Driefontein.

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According to police, Celimpilo was reported missing about a week ago in Elandslaagte. Community members, family, and police have been frantically searching for the missing girl.

“This is the worst crime scene I have ever attended. I still can’t get the images out of my head,” said an officer.

One person, a family member, has been arrested.

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