Farmworker allegedly commits suicide near Kalkfeld

19 Jun 2017 15:00pm
OTJIWARONGO, 19 JUN (NAMPA) - A 25-year-old farmworker allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at Farm Rodenhof near Kalkfeld in the Otjozondjupa Region on Sunday.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha told Nampa in an interview on Monday the deceased has been identified as John Federiku Boniso, who was from Angola.
“Boniso has relatives in Namibia and they have been informed of his death,” said Mbeha.
It is alleged that the deceased used a shotgun belonging to his employer to shoot himself.
Mbeha said the motive behind the suicide is still unknown to the police, as Boniso did not leave behind a suicide note.
An inquest docket has been opened at the Kalkfeld Police Station.
(NAMPA)
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