An eight-year-old boy drowned while swimming in the Mzamba lagoon near the Wild Coast Sun, Port Edward, on Saturday afternoon.
The National Sea Rescue Institute was activated after lifeguards reported a drowning in the lagoon.
Police search and rescue divers and NSRI rescue swimmers searched the water while the NSRI jet ski was also deployed, NSRI Port Edward Station Commander John Nicholas said in a statement.
Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.
“During an extensive search operation police search and rescue divers located and recovered the body of the child from the water and sadly the child…[had] been declared deceased by paramedics.”
Police have opened an inquest docket.
“Condolences are conveyed to family and police are assisting the family,” Nicholas said.
Just-released report names Cannabis Stock of the Year for 2019! Their last pick has seen a +1,200% return since he released it!
This stock has all of the makings of the next great cannabis stock – early-mover advantage, international exposure and influential partnerships, plus it has a product that is unlike anything else on the market…