Shocking: Decomposed body found floating in river

A gruesome sight greeted residents in Steadville earlier today (August 8) when they spotted a woman’s body floating in the Klip River.

Residents from the area quickly contacted police.

According to them, the dead woman was found face down and without any pants in knee-deep water.

The age of the deceased is believed to be around 35.

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The body had already start to decompose and is believed to have been in the river for a few days.

Ladysmith K9 Search & Rescue, police, forensics and mortuary services responded to the scene.

A large crowd gathered on the banks of the river to see what was going on.

Police are investigating the incident.

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Saish Motheram
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