Swakop man bleeds to death after smashing windows

05 Nov 2017 14:40pm
SWAKOPMUND, 05 NOV (NAMPA) – A 37-year-old man from Swakopmund bled to death on Saturday after he allegedly used his fist to break the windows of his house, following an argument with his partner.
The incident took place in the DRC informal settlement between 06h00 and 06h30.
The Namibian Police Force’s Erongo Region Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu on Sunday said Joel Somseb allegedly argued with his girlfriend over Tassenberg wine he bought and refused to share with her.
“He got angry, slapped the lady twice in the face and decided to move out of the house he shared with her, but before leaving, he started smashing windows with a clenched fist,” said Iikuyu.
The deceased was allegedly cut by the broken glass under the right arm.
The police said he continued bleeding and smashing the windows until he fell to the ground and died on the spot.
No foul play is suspected and his next of kin have been informed.
The police will continue to investigate the case.
(NAMPA)
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