31 October 2016
skeletal remains of two people were found along the Bainskloof Pass near
Wellington this morning. It is understood that hikers came across the human remains
on Saturday and alerted the Wellington Police Service.
The police tasked a team
which included ER24, Worcester Metro Rescue, Worcester Police, Forensic
Pathology Services and the Breede Valley Fire Department to search the area.
team came across two vehicles several meters down the embankment of the
Bainskloof Pass, approximately 10 kilometres from the well-known Calabash Bush
Rescuers stated that both vehicles, a car and a bakkie, appeared to have
been burnt out completely.
However they found partial skeletal remains of two
people a few meters away.
The rescuers were also unable to find any
identification on scene.
The gender of the remains could not be established and
it is not clear at this stage how long the remains have been there.
has since been handed over to the Worcester Police for further investigation.
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