Teen dies from gang-rape injuries

A Bredasdorp teen succumbed to her injuries and passed away in hospital after being gang-raped.

A Bredasdorp teen succumbed to her injuries and passed away in hospital after being gang-raped. Picture: sxc.hu

CAPE TOWN - A 17-year-old girl has died after succumbing to her injuries sustained during a gang rape in Bredasdorp.

Anene Booysen was rushed to Tygerberg Hospital after she was discovered by security guards at a construction site on Saturday.

The teenager managed to identify one of her attackers who was later arrested.

Police are now searching for three more suspects.

Police's Frederick Van Wyk said, "After the victim died the charges were changed to murder. Anyone with information is requested to contact us."

Booysen died in hospital at 10pm on Saturday.