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PODCAST | Justice for Kopano: She vanished, then turned up in a morgue

An investigation into the unsolved case of a 10-year-old hit-and-run victim who was then abducted and died alone

Paige Muller and Alex Patrick

For five days, 10-year-old Kopano Molelekedi lay in a morgue in Soweto as a girl with no name (https://select.timeslive.co.za/news/2018-09-19-little-girl-lay-in-the-morgue-while-her-family-searched-for-her/).

Just 15km away, a family was frantically searching for their little child, who never made it to her mother’s home in Jerusalema township outside Roodepoort, near Johannesburg.

Finally, days later, a family member working at Soweto’s Noordgesig Clinic made the connection when she saw a description of the missing girl. Molelekedi was found in the mortuary at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto...

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