Hout Bay woman (31) falls from cliff on her birthday


December 3, 2018 12:21 pm

A 31-year-old woman has fallen down a cliff on Chapmans Peak in Hout Bay on her birthday.

She slipped and fell to her death while celebrating on Sunday night.

National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) rescuers used a helicopter to get to the scene below Lookout Point.

The NSRI’s Craig Lambinon said: “Sadly the female wasfound to have succumbed to her injuries from the fall. In a technical rescue operation the body was bought off from the roadway where the body was taken for pathology services and police have opened an inquest docket.”

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)

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