SABC NEWS: Residents of KwaZulu-Natal are reeling in shock after news of a gruesome murder made news where a 10-month-old baby was burnt to death allegedly by his nineteen-year-old mother. The woman is currently behind bars as she is expected to make a second court appearance on the 20th of May at the Ladysmith Magistrates court.
According to police – the remains of the baby was found in her home after she allegedly told her family the baby boy was missing. Many have expressed their sadness about the murder on Newsbreak. Acting Director of Childline KZN – Adeshni Naicker – explains that generally there has been an increase in infanticide.