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Another young female life lost in a brutal rape and murder.
It is said according to reports that a body of 15-year-old Laticia Jansen from Graceland Education Center in Elsburg was discovered in the bush by a community member who had been passing by.
She had allegedly been stabbed multiple times and raped before she was burned to death near Elsburg.
Department of Education in Gauteng did confirm the details about this grade 9 learner.
She was murdered in Germiston, Ekurhuleni.
MEC Lesufi conveyed his condolences to family vowed to leave no stone unturned in helping bring those at fault to book and answer for their actions.
Lesufi added that should it be found that the school was also at fault they will also have to answer.
“It is alleged that the scholar transport started a tendency of leaving earlier than scheduled and as a result leaving many learners behind, which is a serious concern for us. We will investigate circumstances surrounding this allegation” Lesufi said.
It is said that Jansen was left behind by the scholar transport and had to walk home to which this incident occurred.