22-year-old man suicide

The body of a 22-year-old man thought to have committed suicide, was found hanging from the ceiling of his room in Otjiwarongo's Saamstaan informal settlement Tuesday morning.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa the body of Thomas Ishihamba Andreas was found by a relative around 04h30.

'A rope suspected to have been used in the suicide was found intact around his neck in his sleeping room,' Mbeha said.

The deceased did not leave behind a suicide note but no foul play is suspected, she said.

Inquest docket 01/2020 was opened at the Otjiwarongo Police Station in connection with the matter.

Source: Namibia Press Agency