Man drowns at Knysna Lagoon

A man has drowned at the Knysna Lagoon on Wednesday.

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) Craig Lambinon said that a fisherman who was fishing on the train bridge, reported the drowning just after midday.

Lambinon says on arrival on the scene, the missing man’s friend reported that they had waded into the water when his friend disappeared under water.

“The search included a surface water search from the sea rescue craft and NSRI rescue swimmers conducting extended line free dive search efforts.”
“Police divers conducted a scuba dive search and during their search the body of the man was located and recovered from under water,” added Lambinon

Police have opened an inquest docket.


Done By: Mitchum George


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