Body found in Mariental
21 Oct 2016 14:00pm
KEETMANSHOOP, 21 OCT (NAMPA) A body was found behind the cemetery near the Mariental High School on Friday.
The body, that of a female, was discovered by a boy on his way to school.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)s Hardap Regional Commander Andries van der Byl told Nampa the police were investigating the matter.
They could not determine whether the body was that of a teenager or an older woman and just said the person was petite.
Rape and strangling have not been ruled out.
No one has come forward to report one of their family members as missing yet.
The boy who found the body was taken to the hospital to be treated for shock.