Hardap police investigating murder and rape
07 Nov 2016 11:40am
WINDHOEK, 07 NOV (NAMPA) A 17-year-girl was found dead at about 05h00 Sunday at a construction site in Rehoboth in the Hardap Region.
A Police report issued Sunday said the victim, identified as Camila Gabriela Steyn, had scratch marks on her face and neck, and the suspicion is that she might have been strangled to death.
Her relatives have been informed of her death.
Police investigations into the matter continues.
Also in the Hardap Region, a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 24-year-old man at Aranos on Thursday.
It is alleged that the suspect lured the child into the bushes with money before raping her.
The suspect will appear in the Mariental Magistrates Court on Monday.
In a separate incident, Daniel Ambrosius Guibeb, 47, died on Saturday at about 18h00 after the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned about two kilometres before Stampriet in the same region.
It is alleged the deceased was overtaking another vehicle on a bend when he lost control and the vehicle overturned. He died on the spot.
His relatives were informed of his death.
Police investigations into the matter continue.
In the Oshikoto Region, a man is on the run after allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl on Saturday at about 20h30 at the Onambeke village.
The suspect is known to the victim.