Second suspect arrested in Wasserfall murder

Crime

08 November 2020 | Crime

Kauna Shikwambi; Deputy commissioner; “According to the suspect, he was allegedly called by his sister Azaan to help dispose of of Wasserfall’s body.”

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A second suspect was arrested and made his first court appearance in connection with the murder of Shannon Wasserfall.

Wasserfall’s remains were found in a shallow grave on 6 October in the vicinity of the new Narraville turn-off after she went missing in April 2020.

Steven Junior Mulundu (22) was charged with murder and defeating the course of justice.

According to deputy commissioner Kauna Shiwambi, he surrendered himself to the police at the Narraville police station.

“According to the suspect, he was allegedly called by his sister Azaan to help her dispose of Wasserfall’s body.”

Azaan Madisia (28), Wasserfall’s best friend and the godmother of her child, was the first suspect to be arrested in the murder.

In a brief appearance before Magistrate Vicky Nicolaidis, she granted the order for the charges against Mulundu to be joined with that of Madisia.

“Bail at this stage it is denied. Counsel for the defence will explain to his client his rights in terms of bail.”
The case was postponed to 7 December for further investigations. On that date, Mulundu will appear next to Azaan Madisia.

The state was represented by Maggy Shiyaga with Gilroy Kasper appearing for Mulundu.

Wasserfall will be laid to rest on 14 November in Walvis Bay. Memorial services will also be hosted in Windhoek and Walvis Bay.

The first service will take place in Windhoek on Saturday at the Hallelujah Parish in Katutura.

The second memorial service will take place at Walvis Bay at the Jan Wilken stadium in town at 05:00.

The funeral will take place on 14 November from the Roman Catholic Church in Kuisebmond at 09:00.

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