Tanzania | Unspecified | Coco Beach Dar-es-Salaam (Reported as the 5th fatality in 3 months at Coco Beach)

Incident Details:

year: 2000
location: Coco Beach Dar-es-Salaam (Reported as the 5th fatality in 3 months at Coco Beach)
area: Unspecified
country: Tanzania
fatality: fatal
species: Zambezi
victim: Godfrey Msemwa
gender: M
age: 28
injury: fatal
time:
species detail: Thought to involve a Zambesi shark
source: E. Matechi A. Mbogora
species: Zambezi shark
date: 8-Sep-00
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2000 on the date reported as 8-Sep-00 - Godfrey Msemwa, a male aged 28 was Swimming near Coco Beach Dar-es-Salaam (Reported as the 5th fatality in 3 months at Coco Beach). A Zambezi shark was reported to have attacked Godfrey Msemwa. The attack was fatal