Body, limbs found at Western Cape beaches

2016-11-11 19:02
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Cape Town - The body of a man and two limbs have been discovered on two beaches in Gordon's Bay in the Western Cape, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, were called to the Gordon's Bay main beach by local authorities, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

Paramedics found a dismembered limb that had washed ashore.

Meiring said shortly after they left the scene, paramedics were called to Bikini Beach, also in Gordon's Bay, where the body of a man had been washed ashore.

It is understood the man had been dead for some time, he said.  

Once paramedics had attended to the body on Bikini Beach, they were called once again to Gordon's Bay main beach. On arrival they found a second limb.

The National Sea Rescue Institute and local authorities were on the scene to search the area for the body to which the limbs belong. Authorities will be investigating the matter, Meiring said.  

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