Rukungiri: Inmate Dies In Police Cell

Kigezi police publicist Elly Maate

A 35 year old inmate at Rukungiri central police station was on Wednesday morning found dead in the police cells.

Emmanuel Turyatemba was found dead inside the  cell where he had spent the night.

Turyatemba was arrested the previous day by police after some residents reported that they heard him claiming to have information pertaining the death of Edith Kemigisha, stomach a 63 year old woman who was murdered by unknown assailants on 22nd December 2016 in Ndorero ward southern division Rukungiri municipality.

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Elly Maate the Kigezi regional police spokesperson says that when the deceased reached at police he gave uncoordinated statements because he was drunk. Police decided to lock him up only to find him dead by morning.

Maate says that police has started investigation to establish the suspected cause of his dead since postmortem is not yet done.



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