Woman’s body found floating on Lake Kivu

By IGIHE
On 2 January 2021 at 08:46

The body of an old woman identified as Jeanne Nyirahabineza, 52, has been found floating on Lake Kivu in Gasharu village, Gako cell, Kagano sector of Nyamasheke district.

The body of the woman suspected to have committed suicide was found on the New Year’s Eve.

The executive secretary of Kagano sector, Jerome Niyitegeka has said that investigation is underway to establish cause of her death.

“The woman is from Rushonde village. In most cases, people are found dead on Lake Kivu after committing suicide. She was seen alive in the same morning and later found dead on the lake. She is suspected to have committed suicide but investigation is underway to establish the truth,” he explained.

Last month, a man’s body was found in a sack on the shores of Lake Kivu in Rusizi district.


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