A mutilated body of a nine year old girl identified as Cheryl Avihe Ujaha was found by a passerby at around 07H30 at a river near Staan Vas Suburb.
According to a Namibian police report the body seems to have been boiled in hot water before being dumped at the scene.
“The body was mutilated in such a way that some body parts such as; both hands, lower arms one foot, ribs, one thigh and a neck are missing from the deceased,” the report reads.
It is reported that the deceased was reported missing at the Katutura Police station on 25 August at 13H00 after she went missing from her parent’s house in Romeine Street, Herero Location.
Efforts by the Police since her disappearance proved futile, until her body was found yesterday.
Police have opened a case of murder and defeating the course of justice. No suspect is yet arrested and police investigations continue.