Durban- Acclaimed spear fisherman Bryce Buis,36, drowned while spearfishing in Cape Vidal near St Lucia on Saturday.
Jan Hoffman, National Sea Rescue Institute- St Lucia station commander, said the duty crew were activated following reports of a free dive spear fisherman missing off-shore of Cape Vidal.
"Our Discovery Rescue Runner was towed to Cape Vidal and launched. We rendezvoused with the crew of a dive boat who confirmed that Buis had been located deceased and recovered after reportedly suffering a fatal drowning accident,"Hoffman said.
The SA Police Services Matubatuba have opened an inquest docket. The NSRI conveyed its condolences to family and friends of Buis....
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