News24.com | Teen drowns at Cape Town’s Cosy Seashore

A teenager has drowned at Cape Town's Cosy Beach.

A teen has drowned at Cape Town’s Cosy Seashore.

  • An 18-year-historic boy drowned at Cosy Seashore, Oudekraal, in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon whereas swimming with pals.
  • Essentially based on the teen’s five pals, they had been swimming collectively when he disappeared underneath the water. 
  • Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk talked about Camps Bay police respect opened an inquest docket.

An 18-year-historic boy drowned at Cosy Seashore, Oudekraal, in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon whereas swimming with pals.

Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk talked about Camps Bay police respect opened an inquest docket.

The incident took plan at about 13: 30, he added.   

ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell talked about ER24 paramedics arrived at 14: 05, at the side of Lifestyles Healthcare Emergency Response, to win a community of about five youngsters performing CPR on the rocks, a ways from the shore.

He added consistent with the boys, they’d been swimming when their friend disappeared underneath the water.

Campbell talked about the boys talked about they’d managed to issue him to the ground after several minutes and had lifted him onto a necessary rock the set up apart they performed CPR.

“As soon as the paramedics had reached the scene and taken over [performing] CPR, the pals had been attempting to revive him for approximately 20 minutes. The paramedics persevered for a whereas sooner than, unfortunately, declaring the patient ineffective on the scene.”

The teen became moved to the beach with the inspire of the Nationwide Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), he added.

The police and forensic pathologists then arrived for added investigations, Campbell talked about.

NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon talked about it became aloof attempting to bag more most important aspects about the incident and would situation a commentary at a later stage.


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