Man dies after assault and stabbing in Mondes

Vernon Maletzky (22) passed away on Tuesday in Windhoek after being assaulted and stabbed on Saturday afternoon by a group of men in Mondesa.

It is alleged that Maletzky confronted a group of men in Mondesa near USave Shop, demanding back his cell phone they allegedly stole from him. It is further alleged that during the confrontation, the suspects beat Maletzky with a stick and stabbed him with an Okapi knife in the forehead.
The suspects fled the scene. Maletzky reportedly removed the knife before being rushed to Swakopmund State Hospital. Due to the serious nature of his injuries, Maletzky was transferred to Windhoek for further medical treatment on Sunday morning. He passed away on Tuesday.
One suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder, whilst a second suspect reportedly fled to the North. The police continues the investigation.

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