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No arrests after girl (3) murdered in East London

Jade Veldman was last seen playing with her friends in front of her home in East London on Friday afternoon.

Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - No one has been arrested yet for the murder of a three-year-old girl in East London.

The girl went missing last Friday. Her body was found at the weekend.

The community is outraged and police had to be called to a community meeting to prevent people from taking the law into their own hands.

Jade Veldman was last seen playing with her friends in front of her home in East London on Friday afternoon.
The three-year-old's parents noticed she was missing at around 4pm.

They contacted police, who launched a search party.

Her naked body was discovered on Saturday morning not far from her home, reportedly in a stream.

Ward councillor Richard Lovemore says they’ve met with community members.

“We had a meeting that was well attended. Community members are angry, they are so angry. It’s the third time this has happened in that area.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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