Lauren Isaacs

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Lauren Isaacs is an Eyewitness News reporter based in Cape Town.

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Discovery of dead bodies in Cape Town canals raises alarm

In Kuilsriver last week, the bodies of three people were retrieved from a canal. Of the five bodies found in Mfuleni this month, only one has been identified as 15-year-old Asonele Wanga. He was among four young men killed in a vigilante attack after residents accused them of theft.

5 bodies pulled from Mfuleni river in search of mob justice victims

Police divers started scouring the water after they received reports that four victims of a mob justice attack were thrown into the river on 4 September. Since then, five bodies have been retrieved and only one has been identified as a victim of the vigilante attack.