News just in to OccupyGh.com shows that a mother and her four children were on Thursday found dead inside a rented house at Nantwala Village, Kiringente Sub County, Mpigi District in Uganda.
Resident in the area are not familiar with the said mother and her four children, and therefore the deceased are yet to be identified. It was discovered that the mother and her four children occupied a single room in the neighborhood just two days ago.
Ongoing police investigation has shown that the mother and her four children could have died of food poisoning.
Their Landlord, Mr Francis Musisi said he only learnt of the incident when he was to deliver a receipt to his new tenants.
“Eric Hagirimaana, the father of the children came to me on Tuesday and rented a room for his family. They [family members] had spent just two days in the house and we don’t know even the names of the wife,” he said on Thursday.
Mr Musisi said on Wednesday the deceased persons were alive and children were seen playing in the compound.
“When neighbours saw their door open for the whole day and there was nobody coming out, they opened the door curtains and found the five bodies lying inside the room,” he said.
Mr Hagirimaana was not present by the time police detectives arrived at the scene. Mr Andrew Ainembabazi, the officer in charge of criminal investigations at Mpigi Police Station led a team of police officers to manage the scene of crime.
“We have not arrested any suspects, but investigations into the matter have already started. Some exhibits have been picked from the scene to help in further investigations.”
The bodies has seen then been deposited in a local mortuary for autopsy to ascertain the immediate cause of death.