Landscaper found dead in swimming pool at luxury KZN estate

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
A businessman has been found dead at a swimming pool at a luxury guest house.
A businessman has been found dead at a swimming pool at a luxury guest house.
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Police are investigating the death of a landscaper who was found dead in a pool at the luxurious Zimbali Coastal Estate in Ballito, north of Durban, on Saturday.

Police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala told SowetanLIVE's sister publication TimesLIVE that the 28-year-old man's body was discovered “floating in a pool” about 8.30am. 

She said the police had opened an inquest docket. “The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated,” said Gwala.

The Zimbali Estate Management Association alerted residents about the “fatal accident” shortly after the body was discovered.

It said it was shocked and saddened by the man's death, adding that he was not an estate employee but worked for a private contractor.

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