Missing Child found dead on shores the of Lake Victoria

Shock has engulfed residents of Mwena landing site in Kalangala Town Council after finding a 6-year-old missing child dead, Wednesday morning on the shoreline of Lake Victoria.

It’s alleged that Pascal Matovu went missing on Tuesday at 4 pm. His parents together with residents immediately started a search operation however, by night, the child could not be found. His body has been discovered on the shoreline of Lake Victoria during a Wednesday downpour by residents who had resumed the search operation.

Irene Nantale and Pascal Kyotera, the parents of this child allege that he had a mental problem which resulted from malaria. “Our child had a mental problem which has been disturbing him. We think he lost his way back home and ended up drowning in lake Victoria yesterday evening,” said his parents.

His body has been picked from the shoreline to his parents’ home as burial preparations are underway. By press time, Police hadn’t availed a comment regarding the matter.

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