December 9, 2021

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A 12-month-old child burnt to death under a babysitter in Lulekani Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality

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A 12-month-old child burnt to death under a babysitter in Lulekani Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality

A 12-month-old child burnt to death under a babysitter in Lulekani Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality

According to the mother if the 12 month old baby, she left her baby at the helper’s place on Tuesday, 19 October 2021 and went to work at Humulani Clinic.

The helper told the police that she went to prepare fireplace outside the house since there’s cold weather in the area, leaving the child with another grown-up child in the house.

The helper alleges that the grown-up child used a matches to light to a paper and the house caught fire. When the house started burning, the grown-up child ran away leaving an infant in the house.

The 12-year-old child was burnt to death in the house. When Lulekani Police, Paramedics and Fire Fighters arrived in the scene, the child was already dead.

The child was taken by the forensic pathologists.

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