Man kills daughter after she slept out for three days

By Chanice Jennike - 28 July 2019Views : 370


A 30-year-old man appeared in the Mkhuhlu Magistrate’s Court for the alleged murder of his 12-year-old daughter.

His appearance comes after he handed himself over to the police on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, July 23, the suspect brutally assaulted his 12-year-old daughter after she had apparently slept out for a period of three days.

"The following day her parents noticed that she was unresponsive as they were trying to wake her up to get ready for school. She was then rushed to hospital, where she was declared dead upon arrival," a police statement read.

The suspect allegedly admitted to having brutally assaulted her, he then handed himself over to the police.

The suspect was remanded in custody and is expected to appear at the same court on Tuesday.