14-year-old boy drowns at Katutura Swimming Pool


In a tragic incident at the Katutura Municipal Swimming Pool in Windhoek, a 14-year-old boy drowned on Monday afternoon.

According to the Namibian Police, the young boy had been swimming with his friends when he informed them that he wanted to go deep in the water like his father and stay underwater for 20 minutes.

His friends later noticed that he was submerged and unresponsive. The friends alerted a lifeguard stationed on the opposite side of the pool, who administered CPR in an attempt to revive him.

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.