Morning swim ends in tragedy for Durban man

05 March 2019 - 13:24 By SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER
Emergency workers and police conduct an intensive search for a Durban man who is presumed dead after going for a swim.
Emergency workers and police conduct an intensive search for a Durban man who is presumed dead after going for a swim.
Image: Crisis Medical

The body of a Durban man who encountered difficulty during a morning swim at Virginia main beach has been recovered.

The man found himself in trouble while out at sea on Tuesday.

Crisis Medical spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said a team had been dispatched after receiving a report that a man was in distress at Virginia main beach, north of the city.

"The 29-year-old man was noticed to be in visible distress and later seen to go under water.

"The police's search-and-rescue unit was called to the scene to conduct an extensive search for the man," said van Reenen.


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