Pensioner found dead in riverbed in Olympia

26 Jun 2016 18:50pm
WINDHOEK, 26 JUN (NAMPA) – The body of a 65-year-old man was found in a riverbed behind the Independence Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson Slogan Matheus said during the crime briefing in the capital on Sunday preliminary investigations conducted by the police found no indications of foul play, but a post-mortem is being conducted to determine the exact cause of his death.
His name could not be revealed as his next of kin were yet to be informed.
Another incident involves a 54-year-old man who was found dead in his bedroom, in the Soweto settlement in Tsumeb on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Alfons Kamundjendje.
His exact cause of death is yet to be determined, Matheus said.
His next of kin have been informed.
Meanwhile, a woman aged 58 died at her house shortly after informing her neighbour that she was not feeling well.
The incident occurred in Swakopmund, at about 04h15 in the Mondesa residential area.
In a separate incident, a man believed to be in his early 30’s was found lying in the open by members of NamPol who were busy conducting patrols in the Epako settlement in Gobabis on Saturday.
The man was taken to the Gobabis State Hospital where he died later in the day. He is yet to be identified and a post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of his death.
(NAMPA)
KK/CT/AS