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Man drowns, two rescued in Cape Point

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A man drowned in Buffels Bay, Cape Point on Saturday, after he was swept out to sea by rip currents, National Sea Rescue Institute said.

The NSRI was alerted of the 44-year-old man, originally from Johannesburg, around 3.15pm, spokesman Craig Lambinon said.

“Despite extensive CPR efforts the Johannesburg man was declared deceased and his body has been taken into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services and police have opened an inquest docket,” he said.

Two other men, aged 30 and 25, were rescued from the same area. They were originally from Mitchells Plein.

The 30-year-old had near drowning symptoms and was taken to a nearby hospital for further care. SAPA


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  1. The deceased was Jassiem Frantz formally of Manenberg and not johannesberg.I am his Brother in law and he was staying with me in mitchells plain.Janaza is at 15h00 from 52 Angus way Westridge Mithchells Plain. The other two are my sons in law and they are fine algamdulila.contact Waleed on 083 327 3779 or 021 391 1409.shukran to all that assisted and may Allah reward them abundantly

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