Police have opened an inquest after a 39-year-old actor from Johannesburg fell to his death at the Sterkspruit waterfall in the Drakensberg.
The actor’s name has not been released to the public.
According to reports, the crew was filming a fight scene when the actor fell at around 5.30pm.
Chief Okhahlamba Fire Emergency Service Fred Halgreen, Okhahlamba Municipal firemen and volunteers spent five hours searching for the man without any results. “We called off the search at around 11pm,” Halgreen told a local newspaper.
The police’s Thulani Zwane said: “This morning our search and rescue team from PMB went to the scene to recover and they managed to recover his body and, therefore, a case of inquest was opened by the police for further investigation.”
#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