By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kisoro are investigating circumstances under which a 74 year old woman died as result of suffocation.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Anastazia Cyizanye whose house at Nyabitare village Kisoro district caught fire and burnt her beyond recognition.
This happened on the 29/06/2022 at around 1730hrs as reported by the son Nickson Murangira 45 years a teacher and resident of Mbarara village Gasiza parish Nyakabande sub county Kisoro district.
According to Maate, fire brigade team responded and put out the fire, scene was visited, documented and body taken to Kisoro hospital mortuary for postmortem.
It was established that the deceased who stayed alone was a seasonal smoker of cigarettes which they suspect to have got in contact with the mattress while she was asleep resulting into the fire.
The case of death by fire was registered at Kisoro Central Police station under reference number SD REF 47/29/06/2022.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website