Tuesday, March 23, 2021

69-year-old man drowns at Strand Beach

Western Cape police have opened an inquest docket after a 69-year-old man from Somerset West has died following an incident at Strand Beach on Monday evening.

‘’The man had gone for a swim near to The Pipe, on the South Western side of Strand Beach. It appears that later he was spotted face down in the surf by bystanders who recovered the man from the surf.’’ Said the NSRI’s Craig Lambinon.

Lambinon said the man was confirmed to be deceased from what appears to be a fatal drowning accident.

‘’NSRI Gordons Bay, the SA Police Services, GB Med Security ambulance services and Emergency Services were alerted at 18h36 and on arrival on the scene the man was confirmed to be deceased from what appears to be a fatal drowning accident.’’

‘’The body of the man has been taken into the care of WC Government Health Forensic Pathology Services.’’ Lambion added.


PHOTO: Courtesy - NSRI


 

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