Man's body recovered from sea in Mossel Bay

The National Sea Resuce Institute (NSRI) recovered the body of a man on Thursday, near to Vleesbaai, in Mossel Bay.

It’s understood the man washed into the surf by waves from rocks along the shoreline at Fransmans Hoek near to Vleesbaai.

‘’An NSRI rescue craft was towed to Vleesbaai and launched. By Grace ambulance services, Mossel Bay Fire and Rescue Services, the SA Police Services, a Police Dive Unit and WC Government Health EMS responded,’’ said JC Roos, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander.

‘’On arrival on the scene NSRI located and recovered the body of the man who sadly was declared deceased. The body of the man was recovered onto an NSRI rescue craft and brought to Vleesbaai where the body was taken into the care of Police and Government Health Forensic Pathology Services,’’ he added.

Police have opened an inquest docket.



Done By: Mitchum George


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