Woman burns in her house at Coblenz

OTJIWARONGO: A 57-year-old woman on Sunday burned beyond recognition inside her house at Coblenz in the Okakarara Constituency.

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Police Chief Inspector, Naukalemo Andreas told Nampa in an interview on Tuesday that the deceased woman has been identified as Magdalena Uses.

“Her close relatives have already been informed of her death,” she said.

Andreas said it is suspected that Uses had lit a lamp and fell asleep.

“We suspect the lamp burst into flames and set the house on fire,” she said.

Uses’ remains were found on the floor inside the house.

No foul play is suspected and police investigations continue.