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Reiger Park hijacking: Mother to identify culprits

Taegrin Morris's family believe they know one of the hijackers who dragged the child for several kilometres.

Four-year-old Taegrin Morris was killed after being dragged behind his parent's hijacked vehicle in Reiger Park, Boksburg, on 19 July 2014. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - The mother of the four-year-old boy, who died after being dragged next to a hijacked vehicle in Reiger Park, is expected to attend an identity parade where it's hoped she might be able to point out the attackers.

Taegrin Morris's family believe they know one of the hijackers who dragged the child for several kilometres as he was trapped by his seatbelt.

Video: Morris family speaks out.

The boy's body was later found next to the abandoned car in Boksburg.

Taegrin's family say his mother Chantel is prepared to come face to face with the hijackers if they are part of the identity parade.

The young boy's aunt Debra Boards says the Reiger Park community threatened to take the law into their own hands if they find the duo and the family won't stop them.

"People are angry and say they won't let anybody get hijacked or killed ever again."

A private prayer service has been planned at the family's house in Delmore Park tonight.

Police have confirmed they're questioning one person in connection with the hijacking, but say he is not a suspect.

Yesterday, the family said they wanted the attackers to suffer just like Taegrin did.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura, who has expressed shock and outrage over the incident, ordered investigators to move quickly in bringing the perpetrators to justice.

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