Man found dead in Kotu

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A man believed to be in his 30s was found dead at the Kotu Aqua Pond yesterday, just next to the Kotu Elton Station along the Senegambia Highway, The Point can report.

According to eye witnesses, the dead body was found by one truck driver who was on his way to dump waste in the early hours of Monday.

The body was recovered by the personnel of The Gambia Fire and Ambulance Services. The body was later escorted to the hospital by the personnel of The Gambia Police Force for postmortem.

The circumstances surrounding the incident were unknown prior to going to press. The identity of the dead was also yet to be established.

The public relations officer (PRO) of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) Supt. David Kujabi confirmed the story. He said the body has been sent to the mortuary and the police have applied to conduct a postmortem.

“At the moment we could not established the cause of the death and the deceased is yet to be identify. However, investigation is ongoing,” the GPF police spokesperson added. 

Source: Momodou Jawo