7 February 2018
The body of a 50-year-old Male was recovered 100 meters out to sea and brought back to Westbrook beach by lifeguards, where he was declared dead by IPSS paramedics.
It's alleged that the man committed suicide last night after receiving a call from family members, stating that his son had committed suicide at the age of 22 in Johannesburg earlier in the night.
The man was reported missing at 10pm last night by concerned family members.
His car was found near Casuarina beach last night but by CERT a community rescue organisation and local police.
The search continued this morning by various emergency services.
The body was spotted by people walking their dogs on the beach and notified emergency services.
Durban lifeguards managed to retrieve the body out at sea and returned back Westbrook beach where the man declared dead by paramedics.
Our condolences go out to the family during this time.
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