The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Granger Bay, Sea Point

Urgent Appeal for Assistance in Locating Family of Deceased Woman in Sea Point Tragedy

Michael Hawthorne

CAPE TOWN – In a sombre turn of events, the Sea Point Police are urgently seeking the public’s help to locate the family of Samantha Campher, a woman whose lifeless body was discovered in Granger Bay on 30 December 2023. The circumstances surrounding her death remain unclear, prompting authorities to launch an inquest to determine the cause.

Samantha Campher

Samantha Campher was admitted to a local hospital on 18 December 2023 but reportedly discharged herself. The details of her departure from the hospital and the events leading to her tragic demise in Granger Bay are currently under investigation by Sea Point detectives.

Detective Warrant Officer Gerhardus Martins, the lead investigator on the case, issued a public plea for information that could lead to the identification and contact with Samantha’s family. The authorities have released a photograph of the deceased in the hope that someone will come forward with vital information.

“Any assistance from the community in helping us locate Samantha Campher’s family is crucial at this point. We are determined to uncover the circumstances surrounding her untimely death, and reaching out to her family is a significant step in this process,” stated Detective Warrant Officer Martins.

Samantha’s body was discovered in Granger Bay, intensifying the mystery surrounding her death. The Western Cape SAPS has officially registered an inquest, emphasizing the importance of determining the cause of death and bringing closure to her family.

If you have any information regarding Samantha Campher’s family or the events leading to her tragic death, please contact Detective Warrant Officer Gerhardus Martins at 082 411 2505 or reach out to Crime Stop on 08600 10111. The Sea Point Police are urging the community to come together in this difficult time and assist in bringing answers and closure to Samantha’s family.

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