Hout Bay SAPS are investigating the death of a local social media influencer, Cody Watkins who went missing two weeks ago.
35-year-old Watkins went missing on Friday morning (24 September 2021), he was last seen at Sandy Bay Hiking Trail at approximately 8am.
He was hiking with his girlfriend at the time of his disappearance.
Watkins was only reported missing three days later.
Voice of the Cape news reported that his body was identified by Forensic detectives after it washed ashore earlier this week.
Watkins was laid to rest according to Muslim rites in Heideveld on Thursday 7 October 2021, after having embraced Islam recently.
At this stage the cause of death is still unknown.