Woman's body found on Table Mountain

2019-08-03 19:20
The top of Table Mountain into Platteklip Gorge. (Wilderness Search and Rescue)

The top of Table Mountain into Platteklip Gorge. (Wilderness Search and Rescue)

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Police in the Western Cape have opened an inquest docket following the discovery of a woman’s body on Table Mountain, spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed on Saturday.

The discovery was made on Friday afternoon.

The unidentified woman, according to Rwexana, was in her mid-30s.

"A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death," said Rwexana.

According to IOL, the body is believed to be that of a 32-year-old Varsity College lecturer who was last seen leaving her Newlands home at 13:30 on Wednesday.

Western Cape Gangwatch posted on social media yesterday afternoon that her body had been found at the bottom of a steep cliff at Platteklip Gorge on Table Mountain, the publication reported.

According to EWN, "the deceased has not yet been identified, but it's believed to be a missing Newlands woman who was last seen alive on Wednesday".

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