Man commits suicide by jumping off bridge in Windhoek

06 Mar 2019 13:10pm
WINDHOEK, 06 MAR (NAMPA) – An unidentified man committed suicide by jumping from the top of a bridge in Windhoek’s Independence Avenue, where he was run over by a car near the Katutura Intermediate Hospital on Tuesday.
Namibian Police spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed to Nampa that the incident happened on Tuesday at 14h45, when the man jumped from the bridge near the hospital and landed on the road where an unidentified vehicle travelling on the same road ran over him.
“His body was left in pieces,” said Shikwambi.
She added that the deceased is yet to be identified as well as the vehicle involved, which sped from the scene after the incident.
The motive for the suicide is not known and no suicide note was found.
His next of kin is yet to be traced to be informed and the police have opened an inquest docket to investigate the matter further.
(NAMPA)
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