Woman dies after fight with boyfriend at Okandjengedi

02 Sep 2019 17:21pm
OSHAKATI, 02 SEP (NAMPA) – A 30-year-old woman from Oshakati East was found dead in bed at Okandjengedi location in Oshakati Saturday night, following reports that she had a quarrel with her boyfriend.
Confirming the incident to Nampa on Sunday, Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole-Ashiyana said the deceased was visiting her friend at Okandjengedi.
“It is believed that she was beaten with an unknown object and was found with wounds on the face, as well as on the head. It is suspected she was killed by her boyfriend,” Shikole-Ashiyana explained.
She went on to say the suspect, who had been in a relationship with the deceased for a long time, remains at large and the Namibian Police Force is hard at work trying to trace him.
The cause of the quarrel between the two is not yet known.
The suspect is believed to be a trial-awaiting suspect who escaped from the Oshakati State Hospital, where he was admitted under police guard, the previous day.
The name of the deceased is withheld on the grounds that her next of kin are yet to be informed of her death.