Namibian Police Force’s Erongo Region

A nine-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at her mother’s residence in Walvis Bay yesterday.

The Namibian Police Force’s Erongo Region crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu in a crime report issued today said the incident occurred around 22h00 at Aasvoël Street, Tutaleni location in Kuisebmund.

Iikuyu said the deceased identified as Martha Ndapona Tobias was last seen after the 20h00 news when she went into her room after her mother fell asleep.

He added that at 22h00 the girl’s 23-year-old sister found her hanging from the roof of the room with a scarf and notified their mother who then called the police.

No foul play was suspected and the deceased’s body was taken to the Walvis Bay State Hospital for certification

Source: Namibia Press Agency