Plessislaer family shattered by boy's death

Plessislaer family shattered by boy's death

A Plessislaer family has been left baffled by the mystery surrounding their 4-year-old-boy’s death. 

Mlando Zuma found dead in sewer in PMB, KZN

The body of Mlando Zuma was found in the Entabeni area, in KwaDambuza, in a sewer. 

The grim discovery was made on Sunday

The child was last seen playing at a home, near the sewer, on 18 June

Spokesperson for the family Shoni Mncube says they were shattered when they positively identified little Mlando's body. 

"Mlando was a child that liked playing at home most of the time. He would sometimes take his bicycle out for a ride around the house or nearby but he would not disappear for more than 30 minutes, without us knowing his whereabouts."

Police have urged community members not to take the law into their own hands. 

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This after residents set fire to the property, where Mlando was last seen alive. 

Mncube says they were shocked when they were heard about this. 

"We do not know anything, therefore we cannot confirm if he was killed or not. We don't know if he was killed at the house they burnt down either. The community are the ones that decided to do what they did, we had no say in it."

The family's due to receive the results of the postmortem examination in three weeks.

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