Sea rescuers and police were kept on their toes this past weekend after two bodies were found on two separate beaches. One of the bodies was identified as the man who drowned in September 2021.
According to The New Zealand Times, on Monday, October 4, members of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) along with SAPS were called to Kalk Bay where they found a body floating near the shore.
The rescue team soon realised that it was in fact the body of the 32-year-old man who fell from his paddle-ski on Sunday, September 26. SAPS has opened an investigation file and the family of the deceased will be notified.
Meanwhile, On Sunday, October 3, rescue teams were called out to Mnandi beach near Mitchells Plan, reports IOL, where an unknown male was found lying on the rocks wearing black pants and a sweater.
Police have yet to identify the male.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Wesley Twigg stated: “The circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of an unknown man, on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Mnandi Beach, are under investigation, after he was discovered by a passer-by. Mitchells Plain police opened an inquest case docket for investigation.”
“Anyone with any information about this incident can contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111”, Twigg concluded.