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News: Western Cape Detectives question four in connection with the disappearance of Joslin Smith

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape


WESTERN CAPE - Western Cape detectives are currently questioning four individuals as part of an extensive investigation into the disappearance of six-year-old Joslin Smith from Diazville in Saldanha Bay on the West Coast.

The investigation saw the team of detectives visiting several places within the West Coast town and interviewing several other persons. The search for Joslin brought individuals, NGOs, community activists, police officials, neighbourhood watches and representatives from different spheres of government together in the quest to find the missing girl. For days they searched identified vast areas in Saldanha Bay.

It is envisaged that as the investigation unfolds light will be shed as to her whereabouts or what happened to her.

The four persons being interviewed by the team of investigators are two men and two women aged between 26 and 34.

With the investigation gaining momentum arrests are on the cards.


Brigadier Novela Potelwa
082 559 4676


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