Police are investigating circumstances under a midwife at Buyende Health Centre IV died. The midwife, identified as Ruth Logose was found rotting in her house, located in Commercial village, Bugembe town council, Jinja district.
Steven Muyomba, a neighbor of the deceased says that Logose was last seen on Tuesday. He and other residents say that they were forced to search for her after observing that she had not been seen anywhere for the past three days.
Abdallah Kagooma one of the residents says that residents were welcome by a foul stench from the house before they called the police to break in.
George Waiswa, the area chairperson, says that Logose’s tenants informed him that their landlady had not opened her house since Tuesday which prompted him to engage police on the matter.
Sam Talemwa, the officer in charge of Bugembe police station says that Logose’s body has been taken to Jinja Hospital Mortuary for postmortem. He adds that investigations into the matter are ongoing.