Woman found dead with multiple stab wounds at Tumweneni

RUNDU: A 46-year-old woman’s body was found with multiple stab wounds at Tumweneni Sewer Works in Rundu on Sunday, the police said.

The Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator in the Kavango East Region, Deputy Commissioner Bonifatius Kanyetu told Nampa on Tuesday that the deceased was allegedly stabbed with a sharp object.

He said the incident possibly happened around 21h00 or 23h00 between the Ndama and Tumweneni residential areas.

According to Kanyetu, the woman was last seen on Sunday after knocking off from work at the security company where she worked as a security guard around 06h00.

Her body was found at the sewage yard in the early hours of Monday by a passerby, who alerted the police.

Kanyetu further reports that the woman was raped before she was murdered.

Her 38-year-old boyfriend was arrested and detained for interrogation as a person of interest.

Her next of kin have been informed and police investigation into the matter continue.
Source: Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA)