Investigations continue in missing stillborn's body

The Namibian Police are investigating the matter in which the body of a stillborn baby disappeared from the Windhoek State Mortuary.

Police national spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi confirmed that the matter was brought to the attention of the police on June 1st, six months after the disappearance of the body.

Shikwambi informed nbc News that most of the statements have been taken by the police.

Shikwambi further confirmed that this is the first case of a missing body from the state mortuary registered with the police.

CRIME REPORT | Baby drowns in a bucket

A 16-month-old baby died after he allegedly drowned in a bucket.

The baby was left in the house with a 9-year-old minor at the time of the incident.

His body has been transported to the Okahao police mortuary for an autopsy.

The incident occurred in the Uukwalumbe village in the Omusati Region.

In another incident, 18-year-old Angala Reinold's remains were found in a well in the Omusati Region's Ogongo Constituency.

No end in sight for missing baby body from the Windhoek state mortuary

The parents accusing the Windhoek State Mortuary for the disappearance of their baby's body from the mortuary, have still not received any news from the relevant authorities almost two months after the incident occurred.

The Ministry of Health and Social Services' spokesperson Walter Kamaya, last week informed nbc News that the ministry is busy with investigations.

"I was briefed this morning by the head of the mortuary that investigations into this matter are being carried out. The Ministry will pronounce itself once the investigation is done" said Kamaya.

Windhoek lawyer threatens MoHSS after state mortuary allegedly lost body of a new-born baby

A Windhoek lawyer, Gilroy Kasper of Murorua, Kurts Kasper Incorporated, has threatened to drag the Ministry of Health and Social Services to the Windhoek High Court after the state mortuary in the capital allegedly lost the body of a new-born baby.

The baby was born to parents Petra Pienaar and Geralld Garieseb on December 25.

According to Pienaar, her baby died during birth at the Katutura State Hospital in December last year.

After she and the father of the baby boy were shown the body, the body was moved to the state mortuary at the Central Hospital.