Johannesburg – The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande has been saddened by the deaths of University of Stellenbosch student, Ethan Kirkland and Leila Lees, in a car crash in a disused quarry.
Kirkland relocated to Stellenbosch from Pretoria and he was a first-year BSc student at Stellenbosch University.
The couple were reported missing on Saturday after Lees failed to arrive for work.
They were last seen on Friday, leaving The Niche apartment complex in Kirkland’s maroon Subaru Forester at about 5pm.
On Monday, a resident saw the backside of a vehicle in a dam on Paul Kruger Street, and alerted authorities.
Hours later, the car was dragged out of the dam…
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