Vessel owner dies in freak accident at Walvis Bay

29 Nov 2018 16:40pm
SWAKOPMUND, 29 NOV (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Thursday confirmed the death of the owner and captain of the Nuevo Rumbo Algeciras vessel, Gonzalez Perez Jesus.
According to a NamPol report issued on Thursday, Jesus, 46, died in a freak accident after reportedly falling into the vessel’s hull on Sunday.
It is reported that the incident occurred at Freddie Fishing’s Jetty in Walvis Bay, where the boat was anchored, while Jesus was on the phone with his wife on the upper deck of the vessel.
The deceased is suspected to have fallen about four meters. He broke his skull and died instantly.
No foul play is suspected and police investigations continue.
The deceased’s next of kin have been informed of his death.