Missing Cape Town woman found dead on Table Mountain

By Doug Mattushek - 04 August 2019Views : 2230


The body of a missing person was finally found on Table Mountain near popular hiking route Platteklip Gorge late on Saturday.

The deceased, Sakina Grimwood, had been missing since Wednesday when she was last seen leaving her home in Newlands in the afternoon.

The 32-year-old was a lecturer at Varsity College and reported suffered from bipolar disorder. Western Cape Gangwatch revealed on social media that Grimwood’s body was found at the bottom of a cliff and was retrieved by a helicopter.

"A post-mortem will be conducted to determine [the] cause of death," said Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.