Usakos murder accused remanded in custody

SWAKOPMUND: The case of the 26-year-old man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend over the weekend at Usakos, has been postponed to 07 May 2024 for further investigations, while he is remanded in custody.

According to police reports, the accused who was identified as Samuel #Goseb and appeared in the Usakos Magistrate’s Court on Monday, allegedly entered into the deceased’s house while she was out with friends and waited for her.

Upon her arrival and entering the house, the accused allegedly started stabbing her all over her body, resulting in her sustaining serious injuries.

It was further reported that the accused proceeded to take their three-year-old daughter, running away with her into the mountains.

The child was later found during the chase, unharmed.

The deceased, who was identified as 29-year-old Lena Williams, succumbed to the injuries on her way to hospital, where she was declared dead upon arrival.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency