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Inmate dies in prison.

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Police in Rukungiri district is investigating circumstances under which a 30 year old inmate died in prison.

The deceased is Adios Naturinda a resident of Bunono cell, Bunono parish Nyarushanje Sub County Rukungiri district who was arrested over the murder of Pauson Muhwezi on 22/02/2020 in Nyarushanje Sub County Rukungiri district.

The case was reported under file reference number CRB379/2020.

The Kigezi region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate said that on Sunday 1st March, Naturinda while in custody at Rukungiri government prisons showed signs of lunacy by uttering out uncoordinated statements.

Maate added that Naturinda was then rushed to Rwamahwa health center IV for treatment from where he died on Monday evening.

“The prison management rushed him to the hospital where he unfortunately died from. We are however digging deep at what could have caused his death” Mr Maate said.

By press time Naturinda’s body was still awaiting transfer to Rwakabengo health center III for postmortem.