Suspect commits suicide in cell

07 Jul 2017 15:50pm
WINDHOEK, 07 JUL (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old man on Thursday evening allegedly committed suicide in the Okatope Police holding cells in the Oshikoto Region.
A crime report issued on Friday by the region’s Deputy Crime Investigations Coordinator, Edna Nawa said Matheus Pombili Amutenya was found hanging from a piece of blanket around his neck at about 18h05.
Nawa said Amutenya was detained at about 16h45 that same day on a case of assault through threat related to domestic violence.
The charge was laid by his ex-girlfriend.
No suicide note was found and his next of kin have been informed.
(NAMPA)
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