Kalkfeld man stabbed to death by girlfriend

07 Apr 2014 08:10am
OTJIWARONGO, 07 APR (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old man died on Saturday evening after he was allegedly stabbed with a knife on the neck by his girlfriend at Farm Ozongombo in the Kalkfeld district.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Public Relations’ Officer, Sergeant Maureen Mbeha identified the deceased as Fillimon Kheimseb.
His close relatives have been informed.
The deceased was stabbed once on the neck, and died on the spot inside their house at the farm.
“It is alleged that Kheimseb and his girlfriend had a physical fight between 23h00 and 24h00 inside their house at the farm,” Mbeha said.
It is suspected that after stabbing the man, the 25-year-old suspect attempted suicide by stabbing herself in the stomach with the same knife.
She survived a deep stab wound, and is in a critical but stable condition in the Otjiwarongo State Hospital, Mbeha explained.
Three minor children of the suspect were asleep in that house when the police arrived at the scene.
A case of murder under CR no. 02/04/2014 has been opened by the State against her at the Kalkfeld police station.
Kalkfeld is situated less than 70 kilometres south of Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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