South Africa 26.11.2014 08:12 pm

Police await Baby Jamie’s postmortem results

FILE PICTURE: People from different sectors of the community in Chatsworth south of Durban picket outside the Chatsworth magistrate court asking for a no bail to accused killers of two year old Jamie Naidoo, the case was postponed to 4 December 2014. Other protesters held high a framed photo of young Jamie Naidoo 
Picture Phumlani Thabethe Date 24 November 2014

FILE PICTURE: People from different sectors of the community in Chatsworth south of Durban picket outside the Chatsworth magistrate court asking for a no bail to accused killers of two year old Jamie Naidoo, the case was postponed to 4 December 2014. Other protesters held high a framed photo of young Jamie Naidoo Picture Phumlani Thabethe Date 24 November 2014

Police have confirmed that they are still awaiting Baby Jamie’s postmortem results, while final preparations are underway for the murdered toddler’s funeral.

This was according to Bayview police spokesperson Collin Chetty said who said the results were not received by police, Rising Sun Chatsworth reported.

The two-year-old had found dead at her home in Chatsworth last week.

It was believed that she was tortured and beaten to death.

Baby Jamie’s 55-year-old grandmother, along with her 31-year-old mother, both appeared in the Chatsworth Magistrates’ Court on Monday, facing charges of murder.


 

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During Monday’s appearance, a pathologist told the court that the child had been raped as well. 

Baby Jamie’s funeral service would take place on tomorrow at the Havenside Community Hall in Chatsworth, in the south of Durban from 11am to 4pm.

The funeral will then proceed to the Mobeni Heights Cemetery for burial.

Initially scheduled for Tuesday, was postponed to Thursday reportedly on account of the child’s paternal grandfather arriving from Cape Town.

Caxton News Service

 

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