Body of 'snatched' girl, 6, found in Riet Valley

Body of 'snatched' girl, 6, found in Riet Valley

The body of a six-year-old girl has been found in a sugarcane field in Riet Valley, north of KwaZulu-Natal, on Tuesday afternoon. 

Riet valley sugarcane field

KZN police spokesperson, Jay Naicker says the girl was reportedly snatched from her mother's vehicle on Sunday near Shakaskraal. 

"According to the mother of the child, when she approached a speed hump near Shayamoya, an unknown man opened the door of her vehicle and snatched the six-year-old who was asleep on the rear seat. 

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"She fled from the scene and reported the matter to the police," says Naicker. 

Naicker says after an intensive investigation, a 42-year-old woman was taken in for questioning by police on Monday. 

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