Pieters family visit site where Courtney’s body was found
Three-year-old Courtney Pieters' body was discovered in a shallow grave in Epping on Saturday.
CAPE TOWN – Family of an Elsies River girl, Courtney Pieters, have visited the site where her body was found.
The three-year-old's body was discovered in a shallow grave in Epping on Saturday.
A large crowd has gathered and community members are laying down flowers in memory of the young girl.
A section of a road in Bofors Circle has been cordoned off to regulate entry to the site where the girl's body was found.
A mother from neighbouring Bishop Lavis made her way here to support the family.
“I thought what about my children? What if it happened to my children one day? So I thought today I am standing here to give my prayer to those parents that they must be strong.”
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The family has requested residents not be allowed access to the crime scene.
No arrests have been made.