Man drowns off Cape Point

2015-01-11 06:58

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town - A man drowned in Buffels Bay, Cape Point on Saturday, after he was swept out to sea by rip currents, National Sea Rescue Institute said.

The NSRI was alerted of the 43-year-old man at around 15.15, spokesperson Craig Lambinon said.

"Despite extensive CPR efforts the Johannesburg man was declared deceased and his body has been taken into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services and police have opened an inquest docket," he said.

Two other men, aged 30 and 25, were rescued from the same area. They were originally from Mitchells Plain.

The 30-year-old had near drowning symptoms and was taken to a nearby hospital for further care.

Read more on:    nsri  |  cape town
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Matric Results are coming soon!

Notify me when results become available

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.