George murder suspect back in court

07:10 (GMT+2) Tue, 21 Mar 2017

The suspect who was arrested for the rape and murder of five-year-old Natalie Baartman, made another appearance in the George Magistrates Court on Monday.

Natalie was found raped and strangled in a field near her Syferfontein home a month ago.

She had been missing for two days before police came across her body.

The 31 year old suspect, Johannes Frieslaar, pointed out the crime scene to police.

According to police spokesperson, Malcolm Pojie, Frieslaar lived near Natalie's parents.

His case was postponed to the 5th of May for further investigation.

Frieslaar remains in custody.