Ohangwena man fatally shoots girlfriend over cellphone, commits suicide

Ohangwena man fatally shoots girlfriend over cellphone, commits suicide

A 28-year-old resident of Endola in the Ohangwena Region was shot by her boyfriend last night at Oneshila location in the Oshana Region. The incident took place at Etameko bar at around 23h00. It is alleged that the lovers were arguing over a cell-phone.
The deceased's boyfriend allegedly had her cellphone but when she requested him to give it back an argument erupted.
The boyfriend, a 48-year-old Namibia a resident of Iiwiyongo Village, shot his girlfriend in the head killing her instantly.
He turned the gun onto himself and died on the spot.
Their names could not be released as their next of kin are not yet informed.
In a separate incident, a 56-year-old woman died at her neighbour's house Thursday afternoon at Omahenene location, Oshakati-West, in the Oshana Region.
It's alleged that the deceased was not feeling well and went to seek help at her neighbour's house.
She collapsed in the neighbour's living room and died.
The deceased had an underlying health condition, and as a result, no inquest was opened.
Her next of kin have been informed.