18 December 2012

Namibia: Rehoboth Family Mourns Son's Death

A REHOBOTH couple is mourning the death of their 19-year-old son who drowned in Oanob Dam over the weekend.

Shaheëd Eberenz died at about 16h00 on Saturday.

According to the police, his body was retrieved by 19h00.

Eberenz is survived by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

In Windhoek, Magdalena Bonfrancois (58) died when she was hit by a car near Black Chain in Katutura at about 08h10 last Tuesday.

She succumbed to her injuries in the Katutura State Hospital, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi said on Sunday. He said the suspect was known but had not been arrested.

On Thursday, Evaldine Hipakwa (58) committed suicide in Wanaheda at about 10h15, Kanguatjivi said. She left no suicide note.

On Friday, at about 23h11, Erwin Russo (24) died after he was stabbed with a knife in the neck at a shebeen in the Ongulumbashe settlement outside Katutura.

According to the police spokesperson, Russo was attacked by a group of people. The suspect is known but not yet arrested, he said.

On the same day, at about 21h30, Moses Narib (35) was stabbed and killed - allegedly by his lover - in Otjomuise. Elizabeth Nowases (29) appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in Katutura yesterday in connection with the killing.

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