The body of a Knysna fisherman was found in a lagoon in the Western Cape. The NSRI reported that he drowned after wading in the water with a friend on Wednesday.
The NSRI crew launched a rescue boat, while NSRI rescue swimmers, emergency personnel from the Western Cape Department of Health, Knysna Fire and Rescue Services, SA National Parks rangers and the SA Police Service responded to the scene.
“On arrival on the scene, a search commenced for an adult male, who was missing in the water. The missing man’s friend reported that they had waded in the water when his friend disappeared under the water,” said NSRI Knysna deputy station commander Grant van Staden.
The NSRI team searched extensively on the waters surface and below. The body of the man was located and recovered underwater by divers.
Our sincerest condolences to the friends, family and loved ones if this victim.
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