The Community of Melton Rose in Eerste River has been left reeling in shock after a body of a 20-month-old boy has been found in a drain.
Cape Town Police have confirmed that the body of a baby boy has been found in a stormwater drain in the area.
The community believes the body is that of Orderick Lucas who was reported missing more than a week ago.
Children playing uncovered the body when looking for a ball they kicked into the drain.
Residents and community organisations have been left devastated by this gruesome murder. Resident, Peter Frans explains…
“I come here this afternoon and I hear the children say they saw one child dead in one of the drains there and I can’t believe it and it happened in our community – it’s the first time something like that happened here.”
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