Man arrested after naked body of girl, 17, found lying in a street

Cape Town man who is believed to be 20s was arrested after the body of a 17-year-old girl was found lying in a street near Philippi in the Western Cape, reported by News24.

According to police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut, the girl was found naked in Albert Luthuli Street in Browns Farm around 07:00 on Saturday.

“The exact cause of her death is yet to be determined,” Traut said.

“Our investigation lead to the arrest of a man in his 20s who is detained for questioning regarding the murder. The investigation is still underway and further details cannot be disclosed at this stage.”