The deceased was strangled after being sexually violated, and the Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza told URN that so far one suspect, her former boy friend Gestephas Nkuuna, has been arrested to help police with investigations.
Woman who went missing in Kibaale district has been found dead.
is Judith Kansiime, a resident of Kicunda village Kicunda parish in Kasimbi Sub
Tibemweire, the Kicunda Village LC1 Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday afternoon that
Kansiime went missing from their home on February 16, 2021, causing tension
among area residents who have since then mounted a search for her.
says they were shocked when the lifeless body of the deceased was found lying
in a nearby bush in the same village on Thursday Morning. The body was
discovered by the locals who later alerted the Local Council officials.
He says on
discovering her body, his office alerted Kibaale police who immediately swung
into action and picked the body on Thursday Morning.
The body is currently
lying at Kibaale Health Center IV Mortuary pending postmortem.
Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident to URN saying
so far one suspect has been arrested to help police with investigations.
the suspect as Gestephas Nkuuna, the former boy friend to the deceased.
According to Hakiza,
Preliminary police investigations show that the deceased was first raped before
she was strangled to death.
The body had bruises in the neck, chest, face, head, both legs and in the private parts according to police.
is currently being detained at Kibaale Central Police station pending
He says once
police investigations are over Nkuuna will be arraigned before court to
be charged with murder.