SIYA: A 50-year-old woman drowned in a stream at the Siya village, situated some 30 kilometres west of Rundu on Tuesday afternoon.
The incident occurred at around 14h00.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Kavango Regional Crime Investigations’ Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton informed Nampa on Wednesday that the woman had gone to the stream to fetch water.
The deceased has been identified as Nangura Manuel, a resident of the Siya village.
Manuel’s next of kin have been informed of her death and police have opened an inquest docket into the incident.