Naked man's body recovered at bottom of 250m cliff

2017-10-26 11:20
Police recovered a man's body at the bottom of a 250m cliff in Nsuze, KZN. (Supplied)

Police recovered a man's body at the bottom of a 250m cliff in Nsuze, KZN. (Supplied)

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Durban – A naked man's body has been recovered at the bottom of a 250-metre cliff in Nkivane area, Nsuze, northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Thursday.

Provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said Welcome Velezitha Nkwanyana, 30, had been missing since October 22.

"He was last seen at Ndondoshane area on Sunday. His clothes were found by his family at Ndondoshane area on October 24 and his body was discovered in a different area (Nkivane)," Zwane said.

Zwane said the Durban search and rescue unit along with the Umhlali and Empangeni K9 search and rescue were called by concerned residents to recover the body in Nkivane on Wednesday afternoon.

"A 3:1 rope rescue pulley system was set up to haul the body up the cliff. An inquest docket was opened at Nsuze police station," he said.

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