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Enoch Mpianzi not first child to drown at Nyati lodge - report

21 January 2020 3:39 PM
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Drowning
Enoch Mpianzi
Nyati Bush and River Break campsite

EWN has learnt that Adamantia High School pupil Mellony Sias died during a water activity at the very same camp ten years ago.

As an investigation into the death of Enoch Mpianzi continues Eyewitness News (EWN) has learnt of a similar incident at the Nyati Bush and River Break campsite where the drowning occurred.

The 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School died last week in the Crocodile River where he was last seen on a raft.

Two sources have confirmed to EWN that a Grade 12 pupil from Adamantia High School in Kimberley, Mellony Sias, died during a water activity at the very same camp ten years ago. She was attending a hockey training camp.

EWN reporter Mia Lindeque reports.

We have got that confirmation. I managed to speak to the school who confirmed that information for me. When I called them, they immediately knew why I was calling.

Mia Lindeque, Reporter - EWN

Another source who was part of the search and rescue of that specific girl also confirmed the information to us.

Mia Lindeque, Reporter - EWN

Click on the link below to hear the full report....


21 January 2020 3:39 PM
Tags:
Drowning
Enoch Mpianzi
Nyati Bush and River Break campsite

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