Police in Lomanyaneng village near Mahikeng, in the North West, have opened an inquest docket after the body of a 15-year-old girl was found in a two-roomed house which she was allegedly renting with her boyfriend.
No arrest has been made, but police say they are looking for the girl’s boyfriend.
The deceased’s body, which was in a bad state of decomposition, was found lying naked on the mattress in one of the rooms. The deceased was identified by her brother as Tshegofatso Agnes Matibako.
“Tshegofatso’s boyfriend, who is the last person to be seen with her, is reportedly a Lesotho national and also a person of interest in this matter. His whereabouts and full identity are unknown at this stage,” says Sam Tselanyane, North West police spokesperson.