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Update: Actor plummets to his death from waterfall while filming movie in the Drakensberg

Photo taken from SA Police Service Twitter

The body of a 39-year-old actor was found on Friday morning (April 13) in the Drakensberg after he plummeted 40 metres to his death late Thursday afternoon.

It is believed he was on the set of a movie on Thursday when the horrific incident took place. He fell into a river and was washed away.

Update Story: Update: Name of actor released after tragic fall in the Drakensberg

Read initial story: Actor plummets to his death from waterfall while filming movie in the Drakensberg

Police, Search & Rescue divers, Okhahlamba Fire Emergency Service chief Freddie Halgreen, Okhahlamba municipal firemen and volunteers helped with the search and recovery of the body.

Chief Freddie Halgreen told the Ladysmith Gazette that it was dark when they got to the scene on Thursday evening. They continued the search on Friday, when weather conditions were clear, which made it easier to locate the body.

We are awaiting the name of the actor to be released by police.

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Nameera Sarjoo
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