NZINZE: The remains of a woman killed by a hippopotamus together with her husband on Sunday, were recovered by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s water wing yesterday after an intense search.
The police recovered the man’s body on Monday morning.
The couple have been identified as Likuwa Simonyo, an Angolan national, and his wife Clementine Nevongo, who was a Namibian.
They were trying to cross the Okavango River in a canoe at the Nzinze village, situated some 90 kilometres west of Rundu, when the hippo attacked them, causing the canoe to capsize.
NamPol’s Kavango Regional Crime Investigations’ Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton told Nampa that the woman’s remains were found in a heavily-decomposed state, and some body parts were missing.