A nurse at Kagadi General Hospital told URN that the man in his 40s was rushed in critical condition to the health facility by police who found him dumped by the road side in Kyenzige Cell Kyenzige Town Council-Kagadi District last Saturday
Management of Kagadi General Hospital is stuck with a body of yet to be identified
A nurse at
Kagadi General Hospital who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity since she is
not authorized to speak to the press says the man in his 40s was rushed in critical condition to the health
facility by police who found him dumped by the road side
in Kyenzige Cell Kyenzige Town Council-Kagadi District on Saturday last week.
However, he was soon pronounced dead at Kagadi general hospital on the fateful day.
nurse, the body has since been lying at Kagadi General hospital mortuary unclaimed
since the deceased had no document identifying him or the place he came from
at the time he was dumped by the road.
Aimai, the officer in charge of operations at Kagadi central police station says at the time they discovered the man, there was no
any document on his body identifying him and it is difficult for both the
police and the hospital management to trace for relatives of the deceased.
the body was found with bruises on the head, an indication that he could have
been hit with a blunt object before he was dumped in the area.
He adds that
the deceased is not known to the area LC1 officials and the residents adding
that he could have been transported from other places and dumped in the area.
He says if no
one shows up to claim the body, police will liaise with Kagadi town Council
management to have the body buried and it will only be exhumed when his
relatives come to claim the body.
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to members of the public with missing persons to cross check with the police and
the hospital management to verify if the body is for their relative or not.
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By mid-morning on Monday no one had showed up to claim the body.