Police in Kabale are searching for the family of an unidentified man that was speared to death on Thursday morning at the home of Felix Kato, a resident of Kyibikura cell, lower bugongi, and northern division in Kabale municipality/district.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson, the incident happened at around 1: 05am on Thursday morning, when an unidentified person, male adult was seen in Kato’s compound armed with an iron bar for unknown reason.
It is alleged that upon seeing him, Kato picked a spear which he threw and hit the suspected thief and while taking off, he fell down near the manhole.
Police was called, visited the scene of criminal tress pass only to find the person already dead.
Statements were recorded to help in investigations, while the body was conveyed to kabale regional referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.
Kato Felix who reported the case is also being detained to help in investigations.
Maate says inquiries are ongoing to establish what could have transpired.
He called upon anybody missing their dear one to visit the hospital mortuary so that the deceased is identified and accorded a decent burial.
The man is identified by Maate as tall and slender, putting on a red T-shirt and a white shirt on top, a light blue pair of jeans, black canvas with white stockings.