School boy allegedly commits suicide at Keetmanshoop

A 16-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself with a piece of a wire in Keetmanshoop in the ||Kharas Region on Sunday afternoon.

The Namibian Police Force's crime investigations coordinator for ||Kharas, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo told Nampa on Monday that the deceased has been identified as Ernesto Olla Iitha.

The deceased was found around 197 by his father at the Iileni Informal Settlement on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased was a grade eight learner at the J.A Nel Secondary School, he was found hanging from the roof of the shack and no suicide note was left, said mubebo.

The deceased next of kin has been informed and police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency