Western Cape police have confirmed a missing woman was found dead on Hout Bay’s Karbonkelberg on Tuesday. Spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said it was suspected that the 32-year-old woman fell while walking on the mountain.

A search for a missing person started on Monday night, said Wilderness Search and Rescue’s (WSAR) Johan Marais, after they received three separate reports of a “shouting woman”.

The search went late into the night, with the wind delaying and hampering it, which covered an extensive area.

After the conditions compelled WSAR to temporarily call off the search, it continued on Tuesday morning.

Marais said the woman’s body was later found on the mountain and airlifted off its slopes.

Van Wyk said the woman, who was Malawian, has been identified by her husband. An inquest docket has been opened.

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