Dutch woman drowns at Cape St Francis

According to SAP reports received late last night, a 65-year-old woman from the Netherlands drowned at about 5 pm yesterday,

15 January 2015 at Cape St Francis beach.

St Francis Bay are investigating an Inquest.

Her name will only be released after her next-of-kin has been notified.


According to the NSRI’s national statistics released this week, there were were a total of 31 fatal drowning incidents (19 adults and 12 children from 1 December 2014 – 14 January 2015. Rip currents were the greatest risk to bathers, claiming the lives of 9 people ( 5 of whom were children).

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