GRIM DISCOVERY: Body found on Table Mountain

Spokeswoman for SANParks Merle Collins says the body was discovered near Platteklip Gorge.

Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk confirms it’s a woman but did not reveal her identity.

“We can confirm that a decomposed body of a female was discovered this morning on Table Mountain by detectives of our provincial detective team and park rangers. A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death,” he says.

“The body was discovered at about 10.15am by detectives of the Provincial Detectives Team and Park Rangers of Table Mountain.”

Police are still searching for Ghanaian national Charlotte “Nana Yaa” Nikoi, who disappeared on Table Mountain on 21 March.

Charlotte, 50, was last seen by her family around 1pm on the Platteklip Gorge trail.

She is an associate director of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef).

Charlotte’s husband, Chris Nikoi, offered a R50 000 reward for any information on the whereabouts of his wife.

“My wife, our 16-year-old daughter and I arrived in Cape Town on 19 March for a brief holiday as part of celebrating our 22nd year of marriage,” he says.

“She went missing on 21 March [Human Rights Day] and has not been found since.

“My children and I cannot imagine life without her,” her husband stated.

The Daily Voice tried contacting the family on Tuesdsy but calls went unanswered.