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Young man’s body found at shores of Lake Kivu

By IGIHE
On 17 septembre 2022 at 11:53

The body of a young man identified as Joseph Mfitumukiza,25, has been found at the shores of Lake Kivu on the side of Karongi District, four days after he went missing.

His body was seen in the morning of Saturday 17th September 2022 by a man from Gitwa Village, Mataba Cell, Rubengera Sector who was carrying fertilizers to his farmland.

He rushed to alert local leaders who also notified Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB).

The Executive Secretary of Mataba Sector, Fabien Ngendo has told IGIHE that the young man is suspected to have committed suicide.

"Residents say that the young man who was a barber returned home from work on Tuesday around 8:00 p.m. He left home shortly and disappeared since then," he said.

RIB has launched investigation to establish the cause of his death.

Mfitumukiza’s body is to be taken to Kibuye Hospital for post mortem before burial.


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