gripped residents Kyanja village in Kitanda sub-county after a family of two
people suffocated to death in their house, and another one admitted in
deceased have been identified as Rose Zawedde, 33, and Rogers Ssembuma, 4. Ten year old Abbey
Lwanga was rushed to Villa Maria hospital where he is admitted.
to regional police spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga, the incident occurred on Monday night but the neighbours only realized
after several hours in the morning.
neighbours became concerned after knocking on their door and none of the
occupants of the house could respond yet the door was locked from inside.
local authorities who were informed of the tragedy responded by breaking the
door to gain access and police were called to the scene.
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and Ssebuuma were found already died but Lwanga was still breathing.
The bodies were taken to
Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
to Nsubuga, the police are yet to establish the probable cause of death as
investigations into the incident have kicked off.
But he observes that the three occupants left a charcoal stove burning and went to
Nsubuga reasons that the burning stove consumed the oxygen depriving the occupants, killing two
and one survived miraculously.