Tienerseun se lyk in rivier gevind

2017-02-22 06:01
Kapt. Gert Nel van die Upington-polisiekantoor se duikeenheid praat Sondag (19/02) met die familie van die seun wat verdrink het.Foto: Deidre Hamman

Kapt. Gert Nel van die Upington-polisiekantoor se duikeenheid praat Sondag (19/02) met die familie van die seun wat verdrink het.Foto: Deidre Hamman

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Die lyk van ’n tienerseun, Gideon Andries (15), van Upington, is Sondag (19/02) deur die duikeenheid van die Upington-polisiekantoor in die Oranjerivier gevind.

Volgens kapt. Jacques September, polisiewoordvoerder, het die seun Saterdag (18/02) saam met sy maats by die Oranjerivier naby die brug aan die wal van die Eiland-vakansieoord gehengel.

Die seuns het glo een hand-lyn gehad wat in ’n stadium in die water geval het.

Andries wou die lyn uit die water haal.

Hy het hom moontlik met die diepte van die rivier misgis.

Die polisie vermoed dat Andries in ’n diep deel van die rivier beland het en toe verdrink het.

Sy lyk is Sondag omstreeks 12:00 deur die duikeenheid uit die rivier gehaal.

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