Teen drowns at Garden Route beach in Germiston
NSRI at Mossel Bay responded to reports of a drowning. A father and his 16-year-old son were swept off rocks while fishing from the shoreline. The father was rescued while the search continued for the teenager as reported by Jacarandafm.
Sadly, the teenager was found in the water and declared dead by paramedics.
The family was due to return home from their holiday the next day.
The boy was identified as Christopher Barnard, reportedly a Grade 10 pupil.
Photo by Jay Turner