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Murdered Paarl infant to be buried today

The two-month-old baby boy died after a man allegedly kicked & jumped on him.

FILE. The two-month-old baby boy died after a man allegedly kicked & jumped on him. Picture: Stock.XCHNG

CAPE TOWN - A two-month -old baby boy, who was beaten to death in Paarl, is being laid to rest today.

A 20-year-old man was charged with his murder last weekend and appeared in the Paarl Magistrates Court on Friday, where the case was transferred to the regional court.

Relatives of little Maxwell Williams have been left distraught after his death.

The infant's aunt, Patricia Williams, says the accused is known to the child's mother but it's unclear why he did what he did.

She says she ran outside when she heard neighbours screaming.

Williams found baby Maxwell lying on the ground.

It's alleged the accused jumped on and kicked the child.

The two-month-old was then rushed to hospital, where he later passed away/

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