Gauteng cops investigate Soweto boy's murder

The six-year-old Soweto boy was found in Cosmo City after he was reported missing by his family on Friday.

Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are investigating a case of murder after the body of a six-year-old boy was discovered in Cosmo City.

The boy was found yesterday after he was reported missing on Friday by his family in Soweto.

It is still unclear how the boy was moved from his Soweto home where he was last seen.

The police's Kay Makhubele says: "We searched for the boy until we received a call that a body was found in Cosmo City next to a construction site. The boy was reported missing."