Man found dead in Otjomuise struck by lightning
08 Nov 2015 15:30pm
WINDHOEK, 08 NOV (NAMPA) - The man whose body was on Thursday discovered near the Otjomuise Mass Housing project site in Windhoek, has been positively identified as Henock Nehale.
The security guards body was found lying in the field next to a construction site where he was on duty when he died.
Nehale reportedly died after being struck by lightning.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kangauatjivi confirmed the identity of the deceased at a media briefing here on Sunday.
He said a post-mortem was conducted, which found that Nehale died after he was struck by lightning.
The deceased security guard was found dressed in his uniform. His body was discovered by a guard from another security company who was also doing duty in the area at around 21h00 on Thursday.
Although no marks were found on the victim's body, his clothes were torn.
A bag containing his identity documents and his service weapon were found next to him by members of the Namibian Police.