Cape Town – The search for two Stellenbosch youths, Ethan Kirkland and Leila Lees, ended tragically after their bodies were found inside their vehicle in a quarry on Monday.
Kirkland, 19, is a first-year Stellenbosch University (SU) student, while Lees, 18, is understood to also be a student, and worked as a waitress.
The pair were last seen alive on Friday evening. Family and friends reported them missing to the police on Saturday.
Their bodies were discovered on Monday after a resident spotted an object in the water and alerted authorities.
Kirkland’s father, Paul Midlane, said he was informed by his son’s friend he was missing. He was their eldest child.
“We are devastated. Ethan was…
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