Fish­er­man drowns, one miss­ing

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

THE BODY of a fish­er­man, 42, was re­cov­ered while another man was miss­ing near St He­lena Bay in the Western Cape yes­ter­day, the Na­tional Sea Res­cue In­sti­tute said. The NSRI was no­ti­fied after a boat cap­sized south of Lien­tjies Klip, spokesman Craig Lam­bi­non said. Two men were re­ported miss­ing while a third swam to the shore to raise the alarm. “Po­lice were al­ready on the scene search­ing for two miss­ing fish­er­man,” Lam­bi­non said. “Ac­cord­ing to the sur­vivor, a friend of the skip­per, all three men were wear­ing life jack­ets.” Dur­ing shore pa­trols, the body, be­lieved to be that of the skip­per, was found washed up on the beach.

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