A seven-day search for a missing Durban man ended in tears when his partially decomposed body was found at the base of a cliff.
The Hillcrest Community joined the family of 28-year-old Jamie Lee Koen in their search after he went missing on January 2nd.
Police spokesman Lt-Col Nqobile Gwala said an investigation file had been opened.
A 28-year-old man was missing in the Winston [Park] area of Hillcrest on January 8th, 2022.
“Another search was carried out on January 8th and the partially decomposed body was found on a cliff. The matter is currently being investigated. “
A community member, Deborah Snyman, said in a Facebook post:” Our prayers go with the Koen family, who have asked the public for space and grace. to enable them to come to terms with the events of the past week. ”
She said they went through“ seven days of hell ”.
Koen’s former school, Westville Boys High, paid tribute to him and described him as a “gifted athlete and a respected and beloved colleague”.