A body of a 10-year-old boy from Heidedal in Bloemfontein has been found at the Witherow Dam Quarry in Heidedal around 13:00 today.
According to an eyewitness who wants to remain anonymous, the body of the Grade 4 learner was discovered by a security guard who was busy patrolling the area.
The boy, who is a learner at Heide Primary School apparently went missing last night around 20:00.
Bloemfontein Courant is still waiting for the police to respond to its enquiries. This is a developing story.
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