According to police spokesperson, chief inspector Kauna Shikwambi, a man killed his girlfriend with an axe and set her body on fire in Windhoek.
The woman was identified as Katrina Silas, but the suspect has not been arrested yet.
Silas body was found with an ax stuck inside her in her shack in Wanaheda, in Widhoek.
It is alleged that the murder occurred around 04h00 on Sunday, after a fight between her and the boyfriend ensued at 01h00.
The police are still investigating the incident.
Koketso Ramorei is a journalist and news editor of SADC News with years of experience in a number of genres including sports, politics and community reporting. He has worked for a numerous publications including The Citizen Newspaper and is a former editor of a Johannesburg-based off-campus publication called The Waldorfian Times.