Mariental Resident Commits Suicide

A young resident of Mariental hung himself on Saturday morning at the Hardap Resort near Mariental.

The suicide occurred at a bungalow the victim Michael ‘Ballack’ Katzao, 22, and his colleagues were renovating. His body was discovered by police on Saturday morning at around 06h00. Detective Chief Inspector Asser Kapukare confirmed the incident, adding that no suicide note was found.

Katzao worked at the Hardap Resort as a foreman for the Mariental Construction Company, which is currently renovating Namibia’s biggest dam and resort for about N$50 million.

Katzao was known amongst his friends and colleagues as an extremely reserved but friendly person. He will be laid to rest at Mariental next Saturday.

Source : New Era