Post-mortem Thursday to determine how schoolboy was killed

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 13:45

A post-mortem is to be done on Thursday to determine how 16-year-old schoolboy Jesse Beephan died.

His body was discovered in a drain in a bushy area behind the Waterloo Secondary School Wednesday morning. 

He was a student of the school.

A statement by the police said the body bore marks of violence.

It was viewed by the District Medical Officer, before being taken to the Forensic Sciences Centre where a post-mortem is expected to be performed tomorrow. 

The boy’s father, along with a group of concerned citizens, found the body around 11:00 am.

Beephan was clad in the school’s uniform.