Kanungu Man Strangles Wife, Commits Suicide

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Elias Tukamushaba, a resident of Bugoro cell in Kinaba Sub County in Kanungu District strangled his wife Mackline Atuzareirwe to death on Tuesday night before committing suicide.

Kanungu Police are investigating circumstances under, which a man strangled his wife to death before taking his own life. 

Elias Tukamushaba, a resident of Bugoro cell in Kinaba Sub County in Kanungu District strangled his wife Mackline Atuzareirwe to death on Tuesday night before committing suicide.


 
Bernard Rukundo, a neighbor, says he last saw the couple on Tuesday evening. He however, says they were shocked to the find two dead at around 10am on Wednesday morning. 



According to Rukundo, they became suspicious and checked the house when the saw the couple's door open but none of them was coming out.
Rukundo says the couple has had a history of domestic conflict for some time. 




Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they found Tukamushaba's body hanging in the side, while that of his wife was on the floor. According to Maate, Tukamushaba used a bed sheet to end his life. Maate says they have launched investigations to establish what could have happened. 



He appeals to couples to use relevant channels to resolve their misunderstanding.

 

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