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Juan Pretorius, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said:
At 15h10, Friday, 02 June, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at a farm dam East of Port Alfred.NSRI rescue swimmers responded in our NSRI rescue vehicle and Multi Security Services, the SA Police Services, EC Government Health EMS rescue squad and EMS ambulance and Gardmed ambulance services responded.On our arrival on the scene we deployed rescue swimmers into the dam to free dive search for a man, aged in his 30’s, from the farm, who was missing in the dam after being witnessed disappearing under water.During a free dive search our NSRI rescue swimmers located and recovered the body of the man from the water and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts were commenced by NSRI medics and the CPR efforts were joined by paramedics but after all efforts to resuscitate the man were exhausted he has sadly been declared deceased by paramedics.Sincere condolences are conveyed to the family and the farm community.The body of the man has been taken into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services and Police have opened an inquest docket.
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