Man drowned in Chelmsford dam
A man, believed to be 34-years-old, drowned in the Chelmsford dam in Newcastle.
The man went missing yesterday afternoon whereby paramedics, along with SAPS Search and Rescue, were called to the scene.
The search continued this morning and the body was found.
Unfortunately, there was nothing paramedics could do for the man and he was declared dead on the scene.
It is believed that the man and his friends were at the dam when he decided to go for a swim and went missing.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet known to our paramedics but the SAPS and local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
Ineke van Huyssteen