Family waiting for detail

2010-10-01 00:00

THE family of Alfred Sgogo, a construction worker who died apparently after falling from a height yesterday is yet to receive clarifying details on how he died.

According to his wife Nonhlanhla, Sgogo (47) from Newlands East in Durban came to Pietermaritzburg a week ago to work on a tender project with an employer who often employed him whenever there were piecemeal jobs available. Sgogo had sustained serious injuries after falling from a height in a Pietermaritzburg factory yesterday; he was transported to the Medi-clinic where he died.

Derrick Banks of ER24 said Sgogo had suffered multiple fractures and lacerations.

Nonhlanhla said the employer was yet to inform her how her husband died, “So far he made one call to the family and we still do not know how (Sgogo) died as his employer is yet to explain it to us.” An inquest docket had been opened.

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