Deputy KMP spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire

Kampala Metropolitan Police is investigating the surroundings under which a man who was reported missing close to a week ago was found dead

The deceased has been identified as William Mukasa, a resident of Kawaala in Kasubi, Kampala whose body was found lifeless near his home.   

Police states that the missing case of the deceased was first filed by his mother which prompted immediate search but all was in vain.

According to Police, a body of an unknown person was found by locals who took it to KCCA mortuary at Mulago hospital.

It’s from there that mother was informed and swiftly went to cross check and discovered it was her missing son.

According Deputy KMP spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire its suspected that the late was subjected to severe beatings that claimed his life before dumping the body hear his residence

 “Preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased was severely beaten which could have led to his death before his body was dumped near his home in Kawaala. Our officers are still doing investigations and we shall be informing you in case we get more details,” Owoyesigire said.

This is the second case recorded by Kampala Metropolitan police in which people went missing and later discovered dead.

The latest being on Thursday when a body of a man was found trapped in fishing nets by fishermen at Kitubulu.

The body was later identified to be of a one Simon Akena Odur who was reported missing at Mukono police station.

According to witnesses, Akena is suspected to have been strangled before being dumped in the lake.

The deceased reportedly went missing from Ntinda, a Kampala suburb on 14th September and a few days later was discovered dead.