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Police Investigate Death of S4 Candidate :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Police Investigate Death of S4 Candidate

The deceased is sixteen-year-old Fred Ssekabira, a day scholar whose lifeless body was found laying on the ground under a tree a few meters from his parent's home near Kasana playgrounds around 5 am on Sunday morning.
31 Oct 2022 07:33

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Police are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a senior Four candidate of Everest College in Luwero Town Council. 

The deceased is sixteen-year-old Fred Ssekabira, a day scholar whose lifeless body was found laying on the ground under a tree a few meters from his parent's home near Kasana playgrounds around 5 am on Sunday morning. 

There were two ropes at the scene with one tied around the deceased's neck indicating that he could have taken his own life or someone could have killed him and tried to cover up the murder. 

Ronald Ndawula, the Director of Everest College told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that the deceased had on several occasions threatened to commit suicide. 

Luganda Audio 

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Patrick Lule, the Acting Savannah region police publicist, says that when police recieved information about the incident, detectives visited the scene and picked up the body. 

They later handed it to medics who performed an autopsy and handed over the body to the relatives for burial. According to Lule,  police are still treating this as a case of suicide. 

He says that preliminary investigations show that the deceased has tried to take his own life severally.

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English Audio 

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In June this year, Josephine Namuli, 17, a senior four student at Wanyange Girls’ Secondary School in Kakira town council, Jinja District reportedly committed suicide by hanging inside the dormitory. 

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