February 21, 2024

POLICE UPDATE FROM RIVERCESS COUNTY; ONE PRISONER DIE IN A POLICE CELL

The Police in River Cess County have investigated an alleged suicide incident involving deceased victim William Sackie, 50 yrs old and a former resident of Boegeezy Town, Morweh District, Rivercess County.

On April 3, 2022, at 4:45 PM, suspect Sackie was arrested, investigated, and duly charged with sodomy for allegedly Sodomizing a 15-year-old boy of Buein Town, Rivercess County.

On April 4, 2022, suspect William Sackie was forwarded to the Morweh District Magisterial Court for prosecution.

Due to the lack of prison facilities in Morweh District, convict Sackie’s living body was requested by the Rivercess County Attorney, Atty. Martin M. Tumoe to be detained at the Morweh Police withholding cell pending transfer to Cestos City Prison Compound on the following day.

The police investigation established that, on April 5, 2022, at 9:00 AM, the deceased convict was discovered in the police cell hanging at the window with a rope on his neck.

Based upon the alleged suicide incident, a 15 men Coronor Juror was summoned including Medical practitioners to establish the cause of death.

After their examination, it was reported that there was no foul play, but the deceased victim died as a result of hanging himself.

Meanwhile, his remains were requested and received by his family members for burial.

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