Fisherman's body found in shallow water
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The missing body of man has been found in a sea in Cape Town. The body of man identified as a fisherman from Hermanus. It has been found after he went missing while fishing in a lake close to the new harbour. The body has been discovered by National Sea Rescue Institute(NSRI).
On Wednesday, Hermanus neighbourhood watch members and other officials joined the man's family in searching for him after he failed to return home with his bicycle. Overberg Fire and Rescue Service members were also in search of the body after they discovered his disappearance.
Eyewitness said, "the man's bicycle had been found on the shoreline but his personal belongings were nowhere to find during extensive search".
Craig Lambinon, NSBI spokesperson said, "the local Fisherman's body was found in a shallow of water on Thursday".
On Wednesday the family initiated the search with help of emergency rescue service after they suspected he might be disappeared with fishing. It is suspected that he might have been fallen into the water while trying to gather bait.
It has been indicated that an inquest has been opened by the police after the insident.