The body of a hiker was found on Sunday morning on the Camps Bay side of Lion’s Head.
According to Wilderness Search and Rescue spokesperson Johan Marais, their team was activated after a report that a hiker had fallen, and that other hikers could not see the fallen climber.
“When the rescuers reached the fallen person it was found that the hiker had suffered fatal injuries. The body was packaged, thereafter hoisted out and handed to the forensic pathology department of SAPS. As this is now an ongoing inquest investigation, we are unable to provide you with any further information,” he said.
Marais could not immediately state if it was a male or female hiker.