Accordingly Herald LiveAn investigation file has been opened after the body of a woman was found floating in a pool at a house in Gqeberha on Monday, with the deceased’s body identified as 62 years old Teresa de Villiers.
She was reportedly found by a family member in a home in Fairview around noon and pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services.
Theresa de Villiers, 62, who recently arrived in town from Paarl, is said to have been helping with housework as the tragedy unfolded.
Although the exact circumstances are still unknown, said homeowner Rafiek Hermans – who is also a manager of EP Elephants Herald Live that his mother-in-law was on medication but insisted on helping with some household chores.
Hermans said that Theresa appeared to be doing the laundry when she fell.
“It’s a very tragic situation and we’re all still traumatized,” he said.
Police spokeswoman Sandra Janse van Rensburg said there was no suspicion of third-party negligence.
“The deceased is from Paarl, but visited his family in Gqeberha. She was found in the pool by a family member.
“The circumstances of the drowning are being investigated,” added Janse van Rensburg.
The report went on to say that De Villiers was contacted but said he was unable to speak about what happened.
“Thank you for your condolences, but I can’t speak right now,” he said when asked for comment.
Peter de Villiers trained the springbok in 48 tests
De Villiers coached the Springboks from 2008 to 2011, with a controversial loss to Australia in the World Cup quarter-finals at the end of his tenure.
While it’s not for everyone at the top of the Springboks, under De Villiers’ leadership, the national team won 30 of their 48 Tests.
That 62.5% win rate included a 47% win rate against the All Blacks after playing them 11 times, winning 5 and losing 6 of those games.
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Recently, after a brief coaching stint at Eastern Province Rugby, it was revealed last year that he was aiming for a career in politics.
Tragically, the De Villiers’ daughter Odille Monk lost her battle with cancer in late 2019.
Accordingly she Magazine, she had eight courses of chemotherapy over a seven-month period, followed by 20 radiation sessions, but sadly died at just 28 years old.
“It was God’s will” Peter de Villiers opposite the magazine.
“It was in his hands that I had her for 28 joyous years.
“I’m choosing to live in those 28 years instead of the years it could have been. She had fought to the bitter end. I’ve never seen anyone fight like that.”
Homeowner describes ‘tragic situation’ after drowning of Peter de Villiers’ wife
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