Kgothatso Defny Dibakoane Death: Obituary – A 31-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of an 11-year-old girl a day after her body was found.
Cause of Death
Kgothatso Defny Dibakoane, 11, was reported playing with other children outside her home when her mother’s ex-boyfriend passing by took her along around 3:00 p.m. Defny did not return home that day which made her mother worried.
When her mother asked around for her child, then the neighbors told her Kgothatso left with her ex-boyfriend.
A report said the 11-year-old mother rushed to her boyfriend’s house in Bothashoek and he denied having the information about her daughter.
The following morning around 10:00 a.m. a community member found her body in the bushes and notify the police.
The body had been identified by the mother of the girl, but it was brutally injured.
According to the report, police started investigation right away but and found a clue that her mother’s ex-boyfriend had something to do with the murder through forensic results.
Initial investigation revealed that the 11-year-old could have been raped before her brutal death. However, a post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of the death.
Meanwhile, prior to Kgothatso’s death Nonjabulo Ngomane (9), her younger brother Themba Ngomane (8), and their neighbor Katlego Sibande (15) bodies were all found floating in the Mohlabetse river in Dennilton, almost a week after they were declared missing.
Limpopo Police investigations continue in both incidents.