A 36-year-old man allegedly strangled his girlfriend to death before committing suicide in the Omusati Region in the early hours of Friday.
According to Warrant Officer Linekela Shikongo of the Namibian Police Force’s Omusati Public Relations Unit, the incident occurred around 01h00 at Oneeya village in the Ogongo Constituency.
“It is alleged that the suspect dragged the deceased out of the house, where he strangled her to death,” said Shikongo.
The man thereafter went to his bedroom, where he hanged himself.
“He was a teacher at Oneeya Combined School, where the incident occurred,” Shikongo said.
The deceased have been identified as Thomas Amutenya from Olukuma village in the Tsandi Constituency and the 24-year-old Katalina Shiiyele from Onyaluwili village in the Okalongo Constituency.
Their next of kin have been informed and police investigations continue.
- Title: Man strangles girlfriend to death, commits suicide at Ogongo
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