One commits suicide this week

This week on Wednesday, Therence Tjitare (32) committed suicide by hanging from the roof inside an empty room at the Old Pump Station no.3 in Kramersdorf, Swakopmund. The deceased was found by a passer-by at about 13:30 and they alerted the police.

According to police reports no foul play is suspected. A suicide note was found in his possession which he has addressed to his colleagues and his father, but he didn’t state the reason why he committed suicide. The next of kin were informed. The body was transported to Walvis Bay Police Mortuary for postmortem purpose to determine the cause of death. Investigation continue.

In an unrelated incident, on Monday, 13 May, at around 21:30 Wilbard Shiwohamba (36) hit Petrus Neshuku (35) with a brick on the forehead which caused serious injuries to Neshuku during a fight at house no: 342, DRC Location, Mondesa. The victim was taken to Swakopmund State hospital whereby he was further transferred to Katutura State Hospital in serious but stable condition. The suspect was arrested and a case of attempted murder was laid against him. Investigations continue.

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