IPID tells Leo Williams family that it is seriously investigating death case

IPID Leo-Williams

IPID have assured Leo Williams’ family that investigation into the death of their 9-year-old boy is seriously ongoing.

On Thursday, IPID’s executive , Jennifer Ntlatseng, visited Williams’ family at the West Coast town of St Helena Bay.

Ntlatseng assured that the police watch dog is on the matter and has made it a high priority to make sure that justice is served.

IPID spokesperson, Ndileka Cola said Ntlatseng “gave the family the newest report in terms of how far the investigation process is, including that the ballistics report remains outstanding, the post-mortem report remains outstanding which isn’t within the control of Ipid.”

Leo Williams died last month after a bullet hit his head during a police clash with demonstrators during a service delivery protest in Laingville community.

The 9-year-old boy was hit while he was watching TV at his uncle’s house in Laingville.

He succumbed to his injuries at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital after fighting for his life for about fortnight before he was began life support.

IPID is currently probing a case of death as a results of military action .

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