A body of a Kenyan National who was allegedly killed in a suspected domestic brawl with her boyfriend has been recovered by the Uganda Police in Lubowa. The suspected killer is currently on the run, according to authorities.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Lydia Wanyuki, a maid in Munyonyo who was allegedly killed by Patrice Ochen in one of estates in Lubowa, in Makindye-Ssabagabo, Wakiso District.
Preliminary investigations have indicated that Wanyuki spent the New Year celebrations at her boyfriend’s place in Lubowa. However, in the early hours of Tuesday, the couple allegedly developed a misunderstanding resulting in a fight that claimed her life.
Police detectives from the homicide office who visited the scene said the suspected killer used bricks to hit her on the head several times until she breathed her last. Owoyesigyire said police are currently hunting for Ochen who is on the run.