Police hunt Nelspoort teen’s killer

Lekisha Wilschut's body was found dumped in an abandoned building two weeks ago while a resident was searching for his missing horses in the area.

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CAPE TOWN - Beaufort West police are investigating the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Nelspoort.

Lekisha Wilschut's body was found dumped in an abandoned building two weeks ago while a resident was searching for his missing horses in the area.

Initial reports indicate the deceased's parents last saw her alive at their family home on 25 May but only reported her missing a week later.

The police's Malcolm Pojie said: “We appeal to the community to come forward with information that can assist in the apprehension of suspects involved in the murder of the 14-year-old girl. Her body was found on 14 June in an abandoned building.”