Family devastated after dad drowns in jacuzzi

2016-12-14 12:58
Schalk Coetzee (Facebook via Netwerk24)

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Bloemfontein – The family of a Bloemfontein quantity surveyor, who is believed to have drowned after his body was found in a jacuzzi on Tuesday morning, is shattered by his death, Netwerk24 reported.

It is believed that Schalk Coetzee, 45, drowned between 04:00 and 04:45, possibly after falling asleep in the jacuzzi on a farm in the Verkeerdevlei district.

Coetzee was a surveyor and manager at Razzmatazz Plant Civil Works in Bloemfontein.

He'd earlier had friends over to the farm.

His body was found by a cleaner at about 08:50 on Tuesday morning and paramedics were unable to resuscitate him.

Members of the Brandfort community described Coetzee as a good father.

A friend, Awie Nel, said Coetzee's wife Karen and their three children, Rouxlé, Nerike and Melinda, were devastated by his sudden death.

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