Body of 10-year-old boy found in Heidedal quarry

Danger sign at Quarry where body was found. Photos: Pierce van Heerden

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.

Pierce van Heerden & Heidre Malgas