One-year-old dies from Zebra snake bite

Eileen van der Schyff

One-and-a-half-year-old Alberto Antonio started crying uncontrollably in the early morning hours and after a little while became very weak and died at the Omatjete Clinic the same night.

While at the clinic, close family of the parents found a Zebra snake inside the room and informed the parents.

Police in the Erongo Region confirmed the incident. The baby boy was sleeping in the same bed as his parents at their place of residence at Otjohorongo village in the Omatjete District on Tuesday, 23 March when the incident happened.

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