[LISTEN] Gory details of how Laticia Jansen's body was found laid bare

Investigations are continuing into the murder of Laticia Jansen. Her body was discovered in Elsberg on the East Rand last week after she had been left behind by scholar transport.

Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza has demanded a report from Graceland Education Centre as to why they didn't notice that Jansen was missing for three days.

Joanne Joseph speaks to community development worker Mmakwena Ramashu who details how Jansen's grandmother approached her for help after being returned by the police.

RELATED: Lesufi visits slain Laticia Jansen's family, demands answers from school

I was the first one to report to the MEC because the grandmother came to me saying the child is missing and she went to the police but there was no help she was getting and she went to the school but they were silent.

Mmakwena Ramashu, Community development worker

The grandmother says she asked the police to go with her and search around the field where the children pass and the police refused.

Mmakwena Ramashu, Community development worker

Ramashu explains in graphic detail how they found the body of Laticia at the field.

On Friday she woke up with the brothers and the stray dogs of the yard to search for the child and when they got to the field they found her books and later found her body.

Mmakwena Ramashu, Community development worker

We don't know whether it happened in the early hours or at night.

Mmakwena Ramashu, Community development worker

Listen to the full interview below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
 Magistrate Desmond Nair provisionally suspended over Bosasa allegations

Magistrate Desmond Nair provisionally suspended over Bosasa allegations

Nair was charged with two counts of misconduct in November last year following a preliminary investigation by the ministry.

Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children

Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children

CEO Steven Roux says they identified that there is a significant number of children who are not getting access to good creches.

Frustrated judge tells Dudu Myeni to answer questions directly - report

Frustrated judge tells Dudu Myeni to answer questions directly - report

The former SA chairperson was giving evidence in the delinquency case brought by Outa and the SA Pilots Association

Mboweni allocates R60-billion for SAA and Eskom

Mboweni allocates R60-billion for SAA and Eskom

Economist Dr Sean Miller says Eskom is a national problem and it is going to need to be bailed out.

'Journalists, lawyers under surveillance should get enhanced protection'

'Journalists, lawyers under surveillance should get enhanced protection'

Attorney Dario Milo, for AmaBhungane, bids to confirm high court judgment which found that parts of the Rica are unconstitutional

Lesufi visits slain Laticia Jansen's family, demands answers from school

Lesufi visits slain Laticia Jansen's family, demands answers from school

Gauteng Education MEC wants Graceland Education Centre to say why this matter has handled the way that it was.

Popular articles
Wait - why did that debit order go off so early?

Wait - why did that debit order go off so early?

Wendy Knowler, consumer journalist, on Nedbank's early debit orders.

Budget 2020: The big surprise was two billion rand in tax relief

Budget 2020: The big surprise was two billion rand in tax relief

Individual tax payers are actually better off as a result of Budget 2020.

$7 trillion could save the world but not in the way you might think

$7 trillion could save the world but not in the way you might think

A billionaire asset fund manager has told global CEO’s to focus on climate change.

Budget 2020: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Budget 2020: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The Money Show asked three economists for their views on the pros and cons of Budget 2020.

 Magistrate Desmond Nair provisionally suspended over Bosasa allegations

Magistrate Desmond Nair provisionally suspended over Bosasa allegations

Nair was charged with two counts of misconduct in November last year following a preliminary investigation by the ministry.

Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children

Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children

CEO Steven Roux says they identified that there is a significant number of children who are not getting access to good creches.

Frustrated judge tells Dudu Myeni to answer questions directly - report

Frustrated judge tells Dudu Myeni to answer questions directly - report

The former SA chairperson was giving evidence in the delinquency case brought by Outa and the SA Pilots Association

Mboweni allocates R60-billion for SAA and Eskom

Mboweni allocates R60-billion for SAA and Eskom

Economist Dr Sean Miller says Eskom is a national problem and it is going to need to be bailed out.

Budget 2020: Finance Minister Mboweni's full speech

Budget 2020: Finance Minister Mboweni's full speech

The documents that underpin Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's annual Budget Speech paint a picture of an economy in a serious crunch.

Mboweni announces R2 billion in personal tax relief

Mboweni announces R2 billion in personal tax relief

Relief for taxpayers will come through above-inflation increases in all tax brackets and will be welcome news, although excise duties on alcohol and tobacco go up along with a 25 cent a litre increase in fuel levies.