Teenage murder: Cops continue hunt for suspects

A 15-year-old girl was found dead on Saturday in a rented room she shared with her mother.

FILE. A 15-year-old girl was found dead on Saturday in a rented room she shared with her mother. Picture: Gadeeja Abbas/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Police are still searching for a suspect linked to the murder of a 15-year-old girl in Daveyton on the East Rand.

The girl was discovered on Saturday, lying in a pool of blood, in a rented room she shared with her mother.

Police say there was no sign of forced entry.

The teenager's boyfriend was initially identified as a suspect but has since been cleared of any involvement.

The police's Mack Mngomezulu has urged members of the public to come forward with any information.

"Currently, the police are still investigating this. We also urge members of the public who may have information of what happened to please contact our Crime Line office."