Body of man (69) who disappeared while hiking at Silvermine found

A body was discovered floating in the Silvermine Dam earlier on Saturday.

A view of Kalk Bay in the Silvermine Nature Reserve. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - The body of a man who disappeared while hiking at Silvermine Nature Reserve in Cape Town a part of the Table Mountain National Park, last weekend has been found.

A body was discovered floating in the Silvermine Dam earlier on Saturday.

The family has confirmed that it is indeed the body of 69-year-old Mike Reilly who has been missing for six days.

SANParks spokesperson Babalwa Dlangamandla said: “We would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends during this difficult time.’

The dam is still closed to the public

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