Body found at Camps Bay beach

2013-02-17 16:33


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Johannesburg - The body of a man was found floating in shallow waters at Camps Bay beach on Sunday, said Cape Town rescue officials.

Craig Lambinon from the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said members of the public pulled the man out of the water and alerted rescue officials.

"When the NSRI volunteers arrived on the scene, they started CPR.

"Paramedics and police responded and advanced life support was continued but despite all efforts to resuscitate him, he was declared dead," said Lambinon.

The man, aged between 60 and 70, was yet to be identified.

An inquest docket had been opened.

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