Deceased man who according to Netcare 911 report had been assaulted at Margate Country Club, had no visible injuries

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Margate SAPS have provided an update on the death of a man at Margate Country Club on Saturday.

This after eHowzit had received a Netcare 911 report that the body of a man had been found on the golf course in Margate with ‘severe head trauma after being assaulted’.

Captain Nqobile Gwala said in a statement, “[An] Inquest docket is being investigated by Margate SAPS. It is alleged on 7 March 2020 at 15:00, a body of a 66-year-old man was found at a golf course in Margate with no visible injuries. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated. The post-mortem will determine the cause of death.”

The comment came after the following statement by Netcare 911, which was published on eHowzit’s website:

“At 14H30 Saturday afternoon, Netcare 911 responded to reports of an assault at a golf course in Margate on the KZN South Coast.

“Reports from the scene indicate that an elderly male, believed to be of German nationality visiting South Africa, had sustained severe head trauma after being assaulted by unknown persons while playing golf.

“Medics assessed the man, who was found unresponsive on the floor. The patient was found to have no signs of life and sadly declared deceased on the scene. Circumstances leading up to the incident will be investigated by the Margate SAPS, who were on scene.”

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