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JUST IN: Khayalethu Magadla’s body has been found

The body of Khayalethu Magadla, who was only six years old when he died, was located on June 12 in Dlamini Park, Soweto. The boy had slipped and fallen into a manhole. 

Diverse groups have been conducting a dogged search for the child who was last seen at age 6. It was alleged that his body was discovered on Saturday afternoon at the wastewater treatment plant of the Eldorado Park Cemetery. 


In spite of the fact that the authorities used robotic technology in the search operation and even isolated a particular reservoir in an effort to locate the child who had gone missing, none of their attempts were successful. However, a television news show in Africa called Newzroom Afrika claims that Magadla's body was discovered after several weeks of hunting for it. 

David Tembe, the MMC for Public Safety in the City of Johannesburg, gave the public his word this week that the hunt for Khayalethu Magadla, who has been reported missing, will continue. Tembe traveled to Magadla's home in Soweto on the 30th of June, which was a Thursday. 

The search for the young man known as Khaya Magadla is still active. As a department, we have not been shaken by this," he said. 

Also during this week, City of Johannesburg Emergency Services departed the location of the search after they had finished their portion of the operation. 

Robert Mulaudzi, a spokesperson for the Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services (EMS), told The South African that the EMS had finished the physical search up till the main plant and that it was now the responsibility of Johannesburg Water to monitor the waste treatment plant.

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