Man, 54, takes own life in Omusati

A 54-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope at Olumpelengwa village in the Okahao Constituency in the Omusati Region.

The deceased was identified as Petrus Uukongo.

The Namibian Police Force’s Omusati Crime Investigations Coordinator, Moses Simaho, told Nampa on Wednesday that the incident occurred around 07h00 on Tuesday.

According to Simaho, the deceased was allegedly last seen on Monday at about 15h00 at Olumpelengwa location.

‘His lifeless body was then discovered on Tuesday by a relative a small distance from his house, hanging under an acacia tree with a white rope around his neck,’ he said.

He added that no suicide note was left behind.

The body had been transported to Okahao Police mortuary for post-mortem to be conducted.

Police investigations into the matter continue.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency