Maritza van Zyl. From Randfontein Herald. Posted on 10 February, 2017. Original article
The police have confirmed that an inquest into the drowning of a seven-year-old boy has been opened.
The child’s body was found by police divers on a farm at 1.20am on the morning of 9 February. The Herald reported originally that the incident had occurred on a farm in Randfontein, but Captain Appel Ernst has confirmed that it was on the N14, between Randfontein and Tarlton.
Athlenda Mathe, spokesperson for Netcare 911, confirmed this with the Herald and said that the Tarlton Police are handling this case.