Teen’s body recovered at Kommetjie

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Johannesburg - The body of a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the surf at Kommetjie Beach, on the Cape Peninsula, was recovered by police divers on Friday morning, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said.

Spokesman Craig Lambinon said the boy went missing on Thursday.

“An ongoing search operation by police divers... assisted by NSRI Kommetjie volunteers, commenced at 4.35am this morning, and, at around 10.30am, a local beachfront resident noticed the body of the teenager floating in shallow surf and alerted the search party,” he said.

An inquest docket was opened by police.


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