‘I’m alive and well,’ tweets Gavin Watson – the other Gavin ...


‘I’m alive and well,’ tweets Gavin Watson – the other Gavin Watson, that is

SA thought he was a ghost, but he was a software developer caught up in a case of mistaken identity

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When Gavin Watson went to bed on Sunday night, he had no idea he would have to spend a part of his Monday morning telling people he wasn’t dead.

But this was the reality for the 45-year-old software developer from the UK, who had his phone pinging for hours after being labelled on Twitter as the Bosasa boss who died in a horrific car crash at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

Watson had barely opened his eyes when the realisation hit that it was not going to be a normal day...

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