Bushenyi: University student murdered, naked body dumped at her veranda
Police in Bushenyi are investigating circumstances under which a student at Valley University of science and technology was murdered on Wednesday night.
Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi region police spokeperson confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Susan Kyatuhaire, female adult aged 23, born in Ntungamo district.
Tumusiime said the deceased’s naked body was found on the veranda near her house in Kitookye cell, Central Division, Ishaka-Bushenyi municipality Bushenyi district.
“It is alleged that around 8pm of 09/11/2022, the deceased was seen in Bushenyi town and her roommate said that she must have gone home at around 9pm when it was raining. At around 11pm, the neighbor found the shoes and key at the gate and the deceased’s naked body on the veranda,” said Tumusiime.
Tumusiime said that the neigbours then reported the matter to Bushenyi police station which swiftly responded by visiting the scene with sniffer dogs and this led to the arrest of one suspect to help with investigations.
Milton Mwebembezi, the LC I chairman central cell said the place is too dark and appealed to government to install security lights and street lights.
The deceased’s body was taken to Kampala International Teaching Hospital Ishaka for a postmortem and investigations into the matter continue.