Young man found dead in Okavango River

30 Jul 2013 05:10
MUKUVI, 30 JUL (NAMPA)- The remains of a 19-year-old man were found floating in the Okavango River at the Mukuvi village, situated some 170km east of Rundu on Saturday at about 16h00.
Deceased Mahunga Mahunga was allegedly last seen by his uncle at home around midday that same day, only to be discovered dead in the river later.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Crime Investigations’ Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton told Nampa on Tuesday that no foul play is suspected, and an inquest docket has been opened.
The deceased was a resident of the said village, and his next of kin have already been informed.
(NAMPA)
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