Body of second missing Durban boy found

Njabulo Mankayi
Njabulo Mankayi who went missing together with his best friend Luyanda Msomi was found in a tunnel by port employees. Photo: Supplied
The search for the second Durban boy who had been reported missing last week has come to a tragic end.
Njabulo Mankayi
Njabulo Mankayi who went missing together with his best friend Luyanda Msomi was found in a tunnel by port employees. Photo: Supplied

Officials have pulled the body of 10-year-old Njabulo Mankayi from a tunnel in Maydon Wharf at the Durban Harbour.

Njabulo was last seen on Thursday with his best friend 10-year-old, Luyanda Msomi as they left their Clairwood school.

Luyanda’s body was found in the Montclair area on Saturday.

Two women have since been arrested.

Police spokesperson, Thembeka Mbhele talking to ECR from the scene said who’s the family has positively identified the body.

“The body was recovered by employees from Transnet who were performing their duties. They noticed the body in a tunnel then they called the police. They then called the police. The family was there and they have identified the body as that of their son,” she says.

Mbhele says at this stage, it is not known how the two died but investigations were ongoing.

Listen to Mbhele speaking to ECR Newswatch here.

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