Jarryd Westerdale
1 minute read
29 Nov 2019
8:34 am

Dead body found in Florida Lake

Jarryd Westerdale

Roads near the entrance of the lake were closed on Thursday as emergency services and police removed the body of an unknown male.

Emergency services at the north entrance of Florida Lake, after a body was found on Thursday. Image: Roodepoort Record

Residents and motorists using roads near the north bank of Florida Lake were forced to use other routes on Thursday after the body of an unknown man was found in the lake.

The road was blocked off as emergency services and Florida Police tended to the body, reports Roodepoort Record.

Swan Avenue teeming with emergency services. Photo: Jarryd Westerdale.

Captain Lydia Dikolomela of Florida Police confirmed: “The body of a male was found in Florida Lake today. The man’s identity is currently unknown, as is the cause of death. An inquest docket has been opened.”

Florida CPF and ICE Community Policing helped secure the area and various emergency services were on scene to assist in recovering the body.

This is a developing story and details will be shared when they are forthcoming.

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