Thursday, May 15, 2014

A body of man in his forties washed ashore at Port St John

Loyiso Langeni
15 May 2014

A man in his forties died on Wednesday after he was washed ashore at Port St Johns. 

It is believed that the boat he and another person were in run out of fuel, the skipper and the crewman attempted to swim ashore in high waves.

NSRI Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said the skipper managed to reach the shore and alerted rescue services however the crewman’s body was found washed out ashore deceased. 

“On arrival on scene the boat was found on the beach a short distance away. Police were called and they opened an inquest docket. The body has been handed into the care Forensic Pathology services and police are investigating the incident,” Lambinon added.



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