Residents of Agip cell in Nyamityobora ward Kakoba division Mbarara town were on wednesday shocked when they found a 30-year-old former journalist dead in her room after three days.
Samson Kasasira the Rwizi region police spokesperson confirmed this and identified the dead as Harriet Namara a former journalist in Mbarara town and a borne of Nyakinengo cell in Rukungiri..
Byansi Muhamad the area councillor who resides in the same vicinity revealed that they last saw Namara on Sunday while washing her clothes until Wednesday afternoon when a foul smell escorted by flies kept on coming from her room.
The residents informed police that came and opened the door and found the body lying on the bed in a pool of blood that had clotted in the bedding.
Namara first worked as a journalist around Mbarara town before quitting to frying chips and sometimes preparing katogo for sale.
Kasasira noted that they have not yet established the cause of the death but the body was taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital for a postmortem
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