The decomposed bodies of two men were recovered from the bottom of the Hammersdale Falls in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday.
According to KZN police, the bodies were discovered on Tuesday.
"It is alleged yesterday [Tuesday], police officers from the Durban Search and Rescue together with other role players were called out to Hammersdale for a report of two decomposed bodies at Hammersdale Falls," police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said.
She added due to the terrain, the recovery was not possible on Tuesday.
#sapsKZN DBN #SAPS #SAR and Life Response EMS with assistance from SA Air Force responded to Hammarsdale this morning where the decomposed bodies of 2 unknown males were found at the foot of the Hammarsdale Falls. Inquest docket opened by Hammarsdale SAPS. ME pic.twitter.com/GK3xrvDwT8— SA Police Service ???? (@SAPoliceService) September 16, 2020
On Wednesday, at 05:45, Durban police, with the help of Life Response Emergency Medical Services, recovered the two bodies.
"The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated," said Gwala.