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Paul Herbst’s son Sevaughn dies in an accident. Photo: Medi Response/ Facebook

TRAGIC: Medi Response director Paul Herbst’s SON dies

JUST IN: The son of Medi Response director Paul Herbst, who passed away after returning from Turkey, has died in an accident.

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Paul Herbst’s son Sevaughn dies in an accident. Photo: Medi Response/ Facebook

A second tragedy has struck the Herbst family following the death of former Medi Response director Paul Herbst who died after returning from the Turkey / Syria search and rescue mission.

It has been confirmed that Herbst’s son died in an ‘accident’.


Medi Response took to social media to announce the sudden death of Paul Herbst’s son Sevaughn.

“It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the sudden passing of Sevaughn Herbst, the son of Paul and Linda Herbst, in an accident last night.”

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The Medi Response team is both shocked and saddened by this tragic event.

Sevaughn was not only a former colleague but also a close friend to many of us, the company stated.

“We offer our sincerest condolences to Linda Herbst and her family during this difficult time. Losing a loved one is never easy, and we understand that the pain must be unimaginable. Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they navigate through this difficult time,” Medi Response said.

“We also ask for respect and privacy for the Herbst family as they mourn the loss of their beloved father and son. Sevaughn’s memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. His passing is a reminder to us all of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing every moment we have with those we love. Rest in peace, Sevaughn, you will be deeply missed,” Medi Response added.

Paul Herbst’s funeral, his life and memory will be celebrated on Tuesday, 28 February 2023 at 11:00. The live stream can be joined from 10:45.

“In the event of internet failure beyond our control, kindly accept our apologies, we will re-stream the service as soon as possible afterwards.
The stream will be instantly uploaded to our secure YouTube channel to view for a period of four months.”

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Medi Response NB:
Dear friends, colleagues, and followers, please be informed of the upcoming funeral arrangements for Paul Herbst.
In honour of Paul’s profound affection for animals, we humbly ask that you consider donating to Sables Creatures, Paul’s favoured animal welfare organization.
The bank account particulars are as follows:
Bank: Capitec
Account Number: 1984937241
Branch Code: 470010