Category: V&A WATERFRONT

SAD! MAN DROWNS AFTER FALLING OFF JETTY AT CAPE TOWN V&A WATERFRONT

Times Live

CAPE TOWN – A man has drowned after falling into the water at Colliers Jetty at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront.

Quentin Botha‚ the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) station commander for Table Bay‚ said the man‚ believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s‚ had apparently slipped off a moored boat into the water while boarding the boat from the jetty on Saturday night.

“NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene and the sea rescue craft Spirit of Day was launched and Community Medics‚ WC Government Health EMS rescue and ambulance‚ Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services rescue dive unit‚ the Police Dive Unit and the SA Police Services responded‚” Botha said.

However‚ no sign of the man could be found during a surface water search in the vicinity.

“Police divers‚ supported by Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services rescue divers and EMS Rescue Squad rescue divers‚ conducted a scuba dive search and the body of the man was located and recovered from under water and paramedics declared the man deceased‚” Botha said.

Police had opened an inquest docket and the body of the man had been taken into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services‚ he added.

PHOTO: NSRI
Image by: Rob Mousley via NSRI

11 EXOTIC THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN THIS JUNE, NO.4 WILL DEFINITELY KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

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Never mind the unnatural water crises currently battling the City, whether you live here or visiting Cape Town, we all know what time and month it is… Winter for sure! For some this is very difficult and boring season, but for some of us who like it wet or dry (of course with loads of activities that suits the weather), winter season can be very interesting just to know or develop the right interest, passion or friends to engage yourself and possibly knowing where to find whatever you might need to enjoy and relax in the ‘mother City’ when the already buzzing and busting winter alarm begins to blow pretty loud.

It is a planned City, pedestrian-friendly, less statics on traffic; all are welcome to do what they wish at any time, and since Cape Town has been turned into a place where people can holiday their entire life; ExpressCapetown has gone to

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