Mbarara woman slaughters 7 family members


A woman in Mbarara district on Sunday went crazy and killed seven members of her own family.

The incident happened in Nombe 2B village in Kashari Rubindi sub country Mbarara district.

Lydia Kyomuhangi, 65, reportedly first called her grandchildren into the kitchen where she gave them soda and biscuits.

As the kids enjoyed, she went back to the main house and hacked her husband George Hangamisho.

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She proceeded to the bedroom and hacked her daughter Annet Kyomukama, and her son Osbert Nuwamanya, killing them instantly.  

She returned to the kitchen and hacked all her five grandchildren to death.

The deceased are; Oscar Tarimweba, Mercy Owomugisha, Claire Ankunda, Adela Orishaba and Apophia Kanshabe.

The bodies were taken to Mbarara regional hospital for a post-mortem.

Her husband Hangamisho who did not die on the spot and is currently admitted at Mbarara hospital.

Kyomuhangi tried to run after the gruesome murder but residents caught her and beat her to death.



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