Teenager drowns at Fish Hoek Beach

A 15-year-old boy has drowned at Fish Hoek Beach, on Saturday afternoon.

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said the teenager had reportedly dived off rocks into the surf before being rescued from the water by the lifeguards.

‘’On arrival on the scene paramedics assisted the lifeguards with CPR efforts. After extensive CPR efforts were exhausted sadly the teenager was declared deceased,’’ said Craig Lambinon, NSRI spokesperson.

PHOTO - NSRI: Fish Hoek beach

Lambinon says the body of the teenage boy was taken into the care of Government Health Forensic Pathology Services.

Police have opened an inquest docket.


Done By: Mitchum George


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