It may not be possible to imagine a more terrible crime.
Courtney Pieters, a 3-year-old girl from a suburb of Cape Town, went missing on May 4. Her body was found nine days later, buried in a shallow grave about two-thirds of a mile from her home. She had been raped twice.
"This is one of the saddest incidents I've come across," South African President Jacob Zuma said May 18.