The main suspect was positively linked to at least three mall robberies while the second man was found in possession of goods taken during a fourth robbery.
The father of one then realised the situation quickly turned volatile and told the man to leave and that he didn’t want to get into a fight with him, but the attacker would not stand down.
Security officers gave chase after the was caught breaking in to a business premises at Hilton Place, Kloof.
The bodies have been left to decompose and remain in the fridges for more than six months at Pinetown Mortuary.
A Luger pistol with nine live rounds was also recovered during the operation.
The body of the little girl was found buried in a shallow grave in the bushes in Hammarsdale.
Hillcrest SAPS attended the scene of the crime and will investigate motive.
Police said the man could possibly be linked to business robberies within the Durban area.
The man was out on bail after he hijacked a detective last year.
After paying the deposit, the representative did not arrive on the agreed date to begin work.
An autopsy will determine the cause of death.