February 3, 2015

UWA Ranger Found Dead in Kampala Suburb

Police in Kawempe is investigating circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of a Uganda Wildlife Authority member of staff.

Late Everisto was killed this morning at his home in Kyebando, Kawempe Division
Late Everisto was killed this morning at his home in Kyebando, Kawempe Division

Lance Corporal Everisto Seete was found lying in a pool of blood at his home in Erisa Zone, Kyebando-Kawempe Division with a loaded AK47 Gun placed near his body.

Eye witnesses are quoted saying there is no detail on what caused the death.

Initial reports however indicate that a gunshot was heard by neighbors who alerted area leaders and the police who cordoned off the place for investigations.

The body was taken by police to Mulago Hospital for a postmortem.

The deceased, who hails from present day Kanungu District, was first appointed to work with Uganda Wildlife Authority as a private ranger and had at the time of his demise, raised to the rank of Lance Corporal.

Jossy Muhangi, the Public Relations Manager at UWA says the deceased had been recommended for promotion to a full corporal by his supervisors.

“Uganda Wildlife Authority will greatly miss his dedicated services and will cooperate with police and other security agencies to investigate the cause of his death,” Muhangi says.

He is survived by a widow, Aidah Twongyeirwe and four children.

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