KwaZulu-Natal: At 11H47 Monday afternoon, Netcare 911 responded to drowning on Ramsgate Beach, on the KZN South Coast.
Reports indicate that members of the public walking on the beach spotted what looked like the figure of a human floating in the surf.
The bystanders jumped into the water and retrieved the body of an elderly female.
Medics assessed the woman, however, she showed no signs of life and was sadly declared deceased on the scene.
Circumstances leading up to the woman being found floating in the water are not known, however the deceased was handed over to the SAPS Search and Rescue Unit for further investigation.