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Grahamstown police investigating after body of 11-year-old retrieved from dam

Jan 23, 2017
Grahamstown police investigating after body of 11-year-old retrieved from dam

Police in Grahamstown have opened an inquest docket for investigation following the drowning of a 11-year-old boy over the weekend.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender, the incident happened at the Grey Dam, in Grahamwtown, at approximately 16:30 on Sunday.

"A local, who was also swimming retrieved the body.

"The name of the victim will be released once the next of kin has been informed," she said.