A hiker who went missing on Table Mountain on Wednesday afternoon, 5 January, was found dead.
TABLE MOUNTAIN HIKER FOUND DEAD
Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) spokesperson Johan Marais said the search for the missing hiker on Wednesday was conducted between Yellowstone Gorge – via the Skywalk – towards Platteklip Gorge, which is where the body was eventually found.
The retrieval is taking place on Thursday morning. The WSAR, along with a helicopter contracted by the Department of Health, is working on recovering the body.
“The circumstances of his death cannot be commented on as it is the subject of a police investigation,” said Marais.
The WSAR spokesperson said the South African Police Service is also on the scene.
This is a developing story.
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