Masego Kgomo (c. 1999 – 31 December 2009) was a South African girl murdered in order to sell some of her body parts to a sangoma. Her murder sparked calls to sangomas to stop murdering children for their body parts. Kgomo went missing near her home in Soshanguve, a township north of Pretoria, on 31 December 2009. Five people were initially charged with her kidnapping and murder. A suspect led police to Kgomo's body in Soshanguve in the early hours of 9 January 2010.

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  • Masego Kgomo (c. 1999 – 31 December 2009) was a South African girl murdered in order to sell some of her body parts to a sangoma. Her murder sparked calls to sangomas to stop murdering children for their body parts. Kgomo went missing near her home in Soshanguve, a township north of Pretoria, on 31 December 2009. Five people were initially charged with her kidnapping and murder. A suspect led police to Kgomo's body in Soshanguve in the early hours of 9 January 2010. On 28 November 2011, Judge Billy Mothle found 30-year-old Brian Mangwale guilty of her murder and kidnapping in the Pretoria High Court. Mangwale was sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder and six years imprisonment for her kidnapping. (en)
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  • Joseph and Kate Kgomo
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  • Masego Kgomo (c. 1999 – 31 December 2009) was a South African girl murdered in order to sell some of her body parts to a sangoma. Her murder sparked calls to sangomas to stop murdering children for their body parts. Kgomo went missing near her home in Soshanguve, a township north of Pretoria, on 31 December 2009. Five people were initially charged with her kidnapping and murder. A suspect led police to Kgomo's body in Soshanguve in the early hours of 9 January 2010. (en)
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  • Murder of Masego Kgomo (en)
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