KARUKUVISA: A five year-old boy was found dead with multiples wounds all over his body at Karukuvisa village situated some 70km south of Rundu in the early morning hours of Sunday.
Kavango regional Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Crime Investigations Co-ordinator Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton told this reporter on Tuesday that the minor boy is suspected to have died from a veld fire which was blazing around the Karukuvisa area.
The deceased has been identified as Paulus Kasera, a resident of the Karukuvisa.
The deceased next of kin were informed and police have opened an inquest docket into the incident.
In another incident, a 35 year-old man hanged himself with a wire in his sleeping hut at Katimba village, situated on the eastern outskirt of Rundu on Saturday.
The police found the deceased’s body in the early morning hours of Saturday at around 06h00.
Deputy Commissioner Bampton said the reason why the deceased hanged himself is not known as no suicide note was found on the scene.
The deceased was identified as Christian Mukushi, a resident of Katimba village. The deceased next of kin were already informed.