Durban: Canoeist drowns in dam

2010-09-28 00:00

A BODY of a 25-year-old man who drowned while canoeing in Hazelmere Dam, Durban, was pulled out of the water yesterday afternoon.

The man, whose name is still withheld, disappeared into the dam on Sunday afternoon.

The police search and rescue unit were called in and Netcare911 joined the search.

Police spokesperson Colonel Vincent Mdunge said the man’s body was found at about 3 pm with the help of a police sniffer dog.

Mdunge said that although the man’s family members have been notified about the incident, he is not sure of their whereabouts.

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