Suspect behind bars for the death of his three year old daughter

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL - Detectives apprehended a 37-year-old male suspect for child negligence at Philadelphia Flat corner Jeppe and Von Weiligh Street on the 29 August 2022 at 16:00.

It is alleged that father left his three year old daughter asleep in the above mentioned place on the 18 August 2022 at 19:00 and went to work. The child fell down from twelve floor through the window. She was certified dead by the paramedics.

Investigation is underway and suspect is appearing today, 30 August 2022 in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court.

Johannesburg Central Station Commander Brigadier Perumal sensitise parents not to leave their children unattended. These incident should have been avoided if a father left the child with someone else.

Source: South African Police Service