By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified female juvenile.
The decomposing body was discovered wrapped in a sack at Nyarwanya village Burora parish Nyarushanje sub county in Rukungiri district.
According to Kigezi region police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate, the body was discovered by a group of youths who had gone to fetch firewood around Nyarwambu stream located at the border of Ntungamo and Rukungiri districts.
Maate said that they spread the information and it reached the area Chairperson LC I Thomas Barigye who upon arrival at the scene, opened the sacks and found a decomposing body of a female juvenile around 08 to 10 years.
A number of residents gathered but the deceased was not identified prompting the Chairperson to report to Police at Kiyenje Police Post for further management.
Police noted that the scene of crime was visited and documented, body was taken to Rwakabengo Health Center III awaiting identification and Postmortem to ascertain the actual cause of the death as inquiries continue.