DNA confirms body found along Juskei River is three-year-old Evelyn Chauke

Police have confirmed that the body found along the ranks of Juskei River is Evelyn Chauke who was swept away during flash floods in Alexandra last month.

The family have had to wait a week for DNA results after police found the body of a three-year-old.

Police have handed over the body of Evelyn Chauke to her family.

It's now up to the family to decide whether they will be burying the body and how they will be doing it, and according to their customs and culture.

Phelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

Seven people lost their lives during flash floods caused by heavy rain in parts of Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane.


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