24 September 2013
The National Sea Rescue Institute in
Hermanus responded to Kleinmond to assist Police following reports from
fishermen at sea of a body located floating at sea 2.5 nautical miles off-shore
between Kleinmond and Hawston.
NSRI Spokesperson Craig Lambinon
said volunteer sea rescue duty crew launched their sea rescue craft LE JENMAR
II and on arrival on-scene, they located and recovered the body of a man
believed to be that of one of two missing men from yesterdays incident
off-shore of Kleinmond original media release below.
Lambinon said the body of the man
was brought to Kleinmond harbour where the body has been handed into the care
of Police and the Forensic Pathology Services.
He added that a Police Dive Unit is
continuing with a search operation that is ongoing, and which also involves
local Police, for the remaining missing man.
Local fishermen have also been urged
to keep a lookout for the remaining missing person who is feared to have
Lambinon further said an inquest
docket has been opened by Police.
Labels: Body of a fisherman found in Kleinmond