Ex-NDF member allegedly commits suicide

09 Mar 2019 17:20pm
OTJIWARONGO, 09 MAR (NAMPA) - A 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at Grootfontein on Friday.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa on Saturday the deceased has been identified as Hosley Petty Nawaseb, a former member of the Namibian Defence Force at Grootfontein.
“His body was found in a sitting position in his private vehicle with a pistol in his hands,” said Mbeha.
A gunshot wound was visible above his right ear and the left side of his head.
The police officer said the incident occurred around 11h05 at the residence of the deceased in the Malanami residential area.
Nawaseb did not leave behind a suicide note.
His next of kin have been informed and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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