While the neighbours are still grappling with the horrific incident, the woman who was alleged to have murdered her four children has arrived the court.

The case against the Mpumalanga mother accused of killing her four children was postponed on Monday.

24-year-old Zinhle Maditla briefly appeared at the Witbank Magistrates court.

She is accused of killing her four children over the festive season.

The children were found wrapped in blankets.

The case has been postponed to next week Monday.