The search for a missing eight-year-old who went missing at Khama in Machinjiri Township in Blantyre ended Wednesday when her body was found in a forest near Ndirande Hill in the township.
According to family members and police, the deceased, Felia Botha, a Standard Four learner at Mpata LEA School in the township, went missing last Saturday when she was playing with her friends.
The family filed a missing persons report on Saturday.
The deceased was found on Wednesdat by three men, who are moulding bricks near the hill, when she was covered in banana leaves in a discomposed state.
Limbe Police Station spokesperson Chifundo Kansunje said her cause of death remains under investigation.