UPDATE: SAPS have confirmed to CapeTownETC that a man in his twenties has been detained for questioning regarding the murder of a 17-year-old girl in Browns Farm yesterday. The investigation is still underway.

A 17-year-old girl’s naked body was discovered in Albert Luthuli Street in Browns Farm at around 7 am Saturday morning [June 20].

“The circumstances surrounding the death of a 17-year-old girl are being investigated by Nyanga police after her naked body was discovered,” said Colonel Andrè Traut, Provincial Commander of Media Communication.

“The exact cause of her death is yet to be determined and one has been arrested as yet,” he said.

If you have any information that can assist police with the investigation, they have  kindly requested that you contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

This is another in a string of deaths and alleged murders involving children which have been reported in the city just over the last week.

A 3-year-old boy was killed during a shootout in Lavender Hill on June 17 and Altecia Kortje and her daughter Raynecia were killed in Belhar two days later in a separate incident.

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