Deceased man to be identified
By Mandisi Tyulu
12 January 2009
In Groot-brak River police has opened an Inquest docket for investigation following the drowning of an unknown man between the ages 35 and 45, last night.
Captain Malcolm Pojie says according to witnesses on the beach at Glentana, the man who was swimming alone, all by himself, got into trouble at about 18:20, ten minutes after he entered the water.
They immediately alerted the lifeguards whom went into the water to help the man. The lifeguards were assisted by Metro emergency when they reached the scene, however they could not save the man.
Anyone who can assist the police with the positive identification of the deceased can call the investigation officer, Insp. E Weyers at 044-6208312 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.