Landscaper discovered floating in swimming pool at luxury KZN estate


A 28-year-old landscaper was found dead in a pool at Zimbali Coastal Estate on Saturday.

Police are probing into what caused the death of a landscaper who was discovered dead in a pool at the luxurious Coastal Estate in Ballito, North of Durban, on Saturday.

Capt. Nqobile Gwala, police spokesperson said the 28-year old man’s body was found “floating in a pool” about 8:30am.

She said there has been an opening of an inquest docket. “The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated,” said Gwala.

The Zimbali Estate Management Association drew the attention of the residents when they discovered about the body floating in the pool. They were all in shock and in sadness by the man’s death. They said he was not an employee of the estate but was an employee of a private contractor.

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