NDF member allegedly commits suicide at Grootfontein

A member of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) at Grootfontein Military Base allegedly committed suicide by hanging with a rope on Friday morning in the bushes at the town.

Spokesperson of Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Sunday told Nampa in an interview that the deceased has been identified as the 51-year-old Fillemon Andreas.

Mbeha said Andreas was found hanging from a tree with a rope around his neck by a passerby Friday morning near the Grootfontein's Extension 9 residential area.

The deceased left behind a suicide note and no foul play is suspected so far, Mbeha said.

An inquest docket has been opened at the Grootfontein Police Station.

Police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency