Woman's body discovered in Salt Lake

An inquest docket has been opened following the discovery of a woman's body in Salt Lake at the weekend.
INQUEST An inquest docket has been opened following the discovery of a woman's body in Salt Lake at the weekend.
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An inquest docket has been open after the discovery of a woman's body floating in Salt Lake in Arcadia on Friday afternoon.

The deceased woman has been identified as 36-year-old Carmen Jacobs.

The cause of death is not yet known.

According to Port Elizabeth police spokesperson Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg, a community member alerted the police to a woman's body seen floating in Salt Lake at around 1pm on Friday.

“At this stage the cause of death will only be determined after a postmortem examination,” Janse van Rensburg added.

Jacobs was last seen alive on Wednesday.

Investigations are ongoing.

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