Body of man who allegedly committed suicide found at Otjiwarongo

The body of a 22-year-old man on Tuesday morning was found hanging from the roof inside a sleeping room in the Saamstaan informal settlement at Otjiwarongo.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa in an interview on Tuesday that the body of Thomas Ishihamba Andreas was found by a close relative at about 04h30 on Tuesday morning.

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, and no foul play is suspected so far, she said.

An Inquest docket 01/2020, has been opened at the Otjiwarongo Police Station in connection with the matter.

Police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency