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KIU Medical student suspected killer poisons himself, dies in hospital

KIU Medical Student Akankunda Evas’s body was found lifeless in her room before her boyfriend Kanyesigye Kenneth fled to Tororo

News reaching our news desk indicates that the key suspect in the murder of a KIU Medical student has committed suicide.

Reports yet to be confirmed by authorities indicate that Kanyesigye Kenneth, the boyfriend who is suspected to have killed Dr. Akankunda Evas committed suicide by poisoning.

Reports from his home in Bushenyi indicate that Kanyesigye at times would develop mental illness and has on several occasions alerted family members that he would finish up his life in suicide.

A close relative told this reporter that they were aware of the duo’s relationship yet they couldn’t confirm the current whereabouts of their son.

On Tuesday, it was alleged that he was trying his way out of the country to neighboring Kenya.

However, in a twist of events, it’s reported that he passed on at Tororo General Hospital where he was rushed after suspected self-poisoning.

“Kanyesigye Kenneth is dead, poisoned himself in Tororo. He poisoned himself then died while on a drip in hospital” read the message from a close source in Tororo.


Akakunda Evas happened a fourth-year student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery at KIU and was reported dead on Monday 4th April 2022.

Sources reveal Akankunda was found lying lifeless in her room in Kiryandongo town where she had been attached to Kiryandongo General Hospital doing her final internship

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