Body of missing Shane Basson (5) found, man arrested, Kakamas

Body of missing Shane Basson (5) found, man arrested, Kakamas
Body of missing Shane Basson (5) found, man arrested, Kakamas

The South African Police Service in Kakamas confirms that the body of the child, found on 21 November 2022 in a veld near Alheit, Kakamas, is that of 5-year-old Shane Basson who was reported missing on 5 November 2022.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the girl was allegedly murdered on 4 November 2022 during the afternoon.

On 21 November 2022 at 20:00, a 37-year-old male was arrested at his house in Alheit Kakamas by detectives from Kakamas SAPS.

The suspect will appear in the Kakamas Magistrate’s Court soon on a charge of murder.

Police investigations are continuing and a post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

SAPS Newsroom

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