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More delays in burial of slain 11-month-old Siyabonga Buthulezi

The baby was caught in the crossfire of an apparent gang shooting in Windmill Park last week.

FILE: Siyabonga Buthelezi's family has had to postpone his burial for another day due to challenges with his post-mortem results. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The family of 11-month-old Siyabonga Buthelezi has had to postpone his burial for another day due to challenges with his post-mortem results.

The baby was caught in the crossfire of an apparent gang shooting in Windmill Park last week.

He died in hospital a day later.

The family has been struggling to collect funds to bury the little boy.

At the same time, the police's Mathapelo Peters said a suspect had been arrested for the shooting.

“The suspect was traced by police and arrested at Tambo Memorial Hospital on Saturday, 4 January 2020. The suspect remains in custody and is due to make an appearance in court for bail application.”

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