Aug 21

Otjozondjupa experiences shocking murder-suicide incident

A murder-suicide incident involving a mother and her five-year-old daughter sent shockwaves in the Otjozondjupa region.
Namibian Police Force head of community affairs in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha says the deceased persons were identified by their close relatives on Saturday as Hileni Vemuje-ndavi Virere, 21, and her daughter Winny Virere. In this Otjiwarongo case, it is alleged the deceased mother might have first strangled her daughter to death, and thereafter took a white electrical cable to hang herself around her neck from the corrugated iron roof of her sleeping room.