Sailor found dead on ship in Cape Town

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Cape Town - An Indonesian merchant sailor has been found dead on board a ship in the Cape Town harbour, it was reported on Thursday.

"He had taken his lunch break and went to sleep on his bunk, but then later did not return to his post and was found dead," Captain Frederick van Wyk told the Cape Times.

Police did not suspect a crime.

A post-mortem would be conducted to determine the cause of the death.

An inquest docket was opened.

- SAPA
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