Alexandra: Man drowns in pool

2012-12-31 00:00

A MAN believed to have been in Pietermaritzburg on holiday drowned at the Alexandra swimming pool yesterday evening.

Msunduzi municipal spokesperson Nqobile Madonda said the circumstances surrounding the man’s drowning were not yet clear and an autopsy would be conducted.

Madonda said the man had been travelling with friends. Bystanders on the scene told The Witness they believed the man was from Zululand.

The body was discovered floating in the pool by lifeguards who were on duty.

“We wish to pass our condolences to the family of the bereaved,” said Madonda.

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