Two bodies of teenagers were found behind a church in Thaba Nchu, Free State police said on Monday.
The boy (12) and girl (15) were found in Selosesha Zone 3 on Sunday morning at 06:30. A passing by resident discovered the bodies and informed the police.
The deceased have been identified as Lehlohonolo Shuping, who had multiple stab wounds to the head, and the 15-year-old girl only known as Nthabiseng. She had stab wounds to the head and throat. Both victims were found half naked.
Broken beer bottles were found at the crime scene and are bekieved to have bern used in the crime.
No arrests have been made.