THE 37-year-old Jackson Johannes Tangeni, drowned in the water canal at the Iipumbu Village near Oshikuku while taking after he slipped and fell while taking a bath.
Confirming the incident Omusati Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Titus Shikongo, said that the tragic incident occurred at about 14;00 on Tuesday.
“It is alleged that the deceased accidentally fell into the water canal while bathing,” he said.
Commissioner Shikongo pointed out that the deceased is believed to have been suffering from epilepsy but it is not yet known whether the deceased person had an attack before falling into the water.
He said that that the deceased person has been transported to the mortuary at the Okahao Police Station where an autopsy will be performed.