Vryburg man (19) arrested after two teens found dead
The matron at a Vryburg first discovered the body of a girl (16) hanging from the rails of the staircase at the hostel, police found another body.
JOHANNESBURG – A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing two teenage girls in a high school in the North West.
The police’s Amanda Funani says the matron at the Stella High School in Vryburg first discovered the body of a 17-year-old female hanging from the rails of the staircase at the hostel.
She says upon arrival of the police officers also discovered the body of a 16-year-old with a string around her neck at the hostel's bathroom.
#sapsNW Members of #SAPS Stella arrested suspect (19) for two counts of murder following an incident in which the lifeless bodies of 2 girls, aged 16 and 17, were found at Stella High School hostel. SW https://t.co/aApEw5RzBn pic.twitter.com/NGA3HyP6lD— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) May 27, 2018
Funani says investigations led to the alleged ex-boyfriend of one of the girls being arrested on Saturday night.
“He was arrested and charged with murder. Tomorrow morning, he is appearing at Vryburg Magistrates Court.”
(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)