Mentally ill man found dead in Kabale

By Sophan Niwamanya

The Police in Kabale District are investigating circumstances under which a 40 year old man known to have been mentally ill was murdered.

Kigezi Region Police Spokesman Elly Maate speaking to our reporter said that the deceased identified as John Kwizera and commonly known as Desire, was Wednesday morning found lying in a pool of blood in Gaju cell, Central Ward of Central Division in Kabale Municipality.

At the scene there was a body of a male person lying in a pool of blood and the head was shattered.

Maate said that the dead body was picked by Police and taken to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital where a post-mortem report was carried out and the body handed over to the relatives for burial.

Maate said that the deceased originated from Kabwasizi village in Buhozi parish in Busanza sub county and his relatives have been located who came and took his body for burial.

The Police have however registered the case of suspected murder under reference number CRB 360/2021 at Kabale Central Police Station to help in the investigation.