Grandmother’s body dumped in latrine, suspect murderer on the run

On 11 December 2020 at 10:13

A body of an old woman identified as Nyiraribagiza Felecita, 70, living in Rugeyo village, Cyabagarura cell of Cyabagarura sector in Musanze district has been found dumped in toilet. Her nephew is suspected of the murder.

News about the death circulated today morning around 7am when a resident saw the suspected murderer, a nephew, ferrying possessions from the house of the old woman who had gone missing for two days. When asked why he was taking away the house equipment, he run away.

The Executive Secretary of Cyabagarura cell, Niyoyita Ally said that the old woman’s body has been found dumped in toilet two days after disapperance.

“The old woman lived alone in the house. She had gone missing since Wednesday. Her nephew aged 25 whom they once lived together has been seen this morning looting the old woman’s house. He was seen by another nephew who asked why the other guy was stealing house equipment yet the owner went missing. He immediately ran away,” he said.

“This incited suspicions that he might be behind the old woman’s death. He is still at large. The next move was to search for the woman an unfortunately found her dead, body dumped in toilet. The old woman died after two goats she possessed were also killed. We suspect the nephew because he is a known notorious thief. The old woman had chased him from home over bad character, “added Niyoyita.

Retrieving the body was still underway by press time.