On 08 May 2011 at 19h00 NSRI Strandfontein were alerted by police of a suspected drowning incident at Wolfgat Nature on the False Bay Coast.
The body of an adult female had reportedly been discovered in shallow surf at Wolfgat Nature Reserve and an adult male was reported to still be missing in the surf.
The body of the female was recovered from shallow surf by Police Divers.
Police Divers and Metro EMS rescue personnel had commenced a search for the missing male.
NSRI Strandfontein dispatched a sea rescue vehicle and were preparing to launch a sea rescue craft when it was confirmed that police divers and Metro EMS rescue personnel had, during their search, discovered the body of the missing male in shallow surf and the body was recovered.
It is suspected that both the female and the male drowned and police have opened an inquest docket and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and the identities of the victims.
The bodies of both the female and the male were handed into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services.
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