Ten-year-old boy found dead near Bethanie

23 Jan 2019 18:50pm
KEETMANSHOOP, 23 JAN (NAMPA) – A 10-year-old boy was on Tuesday found dead after he was reported missing on Sunday at Bethanie in the //Kharas Region.
The Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator for //Kharas, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo said the boy has been identified as Niklaas Kooper.
He said the boy was reported missing on Sunday by his mother at the Bethanie Police Station at around 23h00.
“The boy left home without telling anybody where he was going and he was found dead around 09h00 on Tuesday morning 20 kilometres outside Bethanie,” he said.
Mubebo added that a post-mortem would be conducted to determine the cause of death.
The boy’s next of kin have been informed of his death and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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