Khomasdal bridge murder suspect in court

20 Jan 2017 17:10pm
WINDHOEK, 20 JAN (NAMPA) – A 34-year-old man, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and left her body under a bridge in Khomasdal, will make a second appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court come April this year.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Warrant Officer, Immanuel Lazarus told Nampa in an interview on Friday that Jerome Heyman will make his second appearance on 07 April 2017.
Heyman is accused of murdering Brenda Mouton-Smith by hitting her with an unknown object.
An earlier police crime report indicated Heyman and the late Mouton-Smith lived together under the bridge, where her half-naked body was found in a partially decomposed state on 01 January 2017.
Friends of the deceased told Nampa she had a home but rarely stayed there and would spend days under the bridge with her boyfriend.
The last time they saw her was on 29 December 2016.
Heyman was arrested on 03 January and made his first court appearance on 05 January.
Mouton-Smith was buried Saturday at the Opanganda Cemetery in Windhoek. She left behind three minor children.
Heyman remains in police custody until his next court appearance.
(NAMPA)
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