Infant’s lifeless body discovered at Omusati

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) are investigating a case of concealment of birth, following the discovery of a new-born baby boy's lifeless body wrapped in women's clothing material in the bushes behind Extension 9 at Outapi in the Omusati Region. NamPol's Omusati Crime Investigations Coordinator, Moses Simaho, said the discovery was made around 17h50 on Monday. 'It is alleged that the suspect used an unknown method to cause the death of an infant and the lifeless body of the boy was eventually found wrapped in women's clothes material,' he said. He added that the unknown male infant is estimated to be one-day-old. Simaho stated that the suspect is unknown at this stage. The deceased's body is kept at the Outapi State Mortuary and will be transported to Okahao Police Mortuary for a post-mortem. Police investigations into the matter continue. Source: The Namibia Press Agency