Suspect Commits Suicide in Police Cell

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The officer in charge of the Criminal Investigation Directorate at Apac Central Police Station Pamela Aguti says Okullo had been arrested for domestic violence. He was arrested on Saturday after a domestic brawl with his wife.

Police in Apac is investigating the death of a suspect who was found hanging from a ceiling at Nambieso Police Post.

The deceased, is identified as 44-year-old Charles Okullo, a resident of Ayombwor cell, Bung parish, Nambieso Sub County. Police suspects that he committed suicide.

Police officers found him dangling from the ceiling with his shirt tied around the neck during an early morning routine inspection.

The officer in charge of the Criminal Investigation Directorate at Apac Central Police Station Pamela Aguti says Okullo had been arrested for domestic violence. He was arrested on Saturday after a domestic brawl with his wife.

"The body of the deceased has been taken to Apac General Hospital for postmortem." Aguti said before adding that investigations into the matter are ongoing.