Body of a police official found on the rocks leading to the beach

Body of a police official found on the rocks leading to the beach
Body of a police official found on the rocks leading to the beach

The body of a 36-year-old police Sergeant from SAPS Cambridge was found on Saturday afternoon, 01 June 2024, lying between the rocks at West Bank beach in East London.

It is alleged that on 30 May 2024, Sgt Sinethemba Msutu was involved in an accident with his private vehicle and was taken to the private hospital for treatment. On the same night, a colleague picked him up and took him to his police barracks at SAPS Cambridge. On 31 May 2024 at about 9:30, a fire was reported at the Sergeant’s room. He was not in the room at the time. A missing person’s report was opened on the same day.

On Saturday, 01 June 2024 at about 14:00, his body was spotted by a fisherman.

An inquest docket has been opened pending the results of the post mortem report.

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