A 39-year-old actor from Centurion, in Gauteng, died after he slipped and fell off a cliff at the Sterkspruit Waterfall in the Drakensberg while filming a movie scene.
KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Thulani Zwane said the incident happened on Thursday at around 17:15.
“They were busy filming a movie when he slipped and fell into the water. Our search and rescue team couldn’t go out yesterday (Thursday) because it was too dangerous.”
Zwane said the actor’s body was recovered by the Pietermaritzburg search and rescue team on Friday at around 10:00.
#sapsKZN Inquest: Earlier today members from PMB #SAR and Empangeni #K9SAR were called out to a scene at Monks Cowl in the Drakensberg. The Body of a 39yr-old man was recovered at 10:30 today at the foot of the falls, wedged between rocks about 1.5m deep. ME pic.twitter.com/z4poj8SIoc
— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) April 13, 2018
He said an inquest docket had been opened.