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Uganda Journalist Murdered.

17 June 2013


A journalist working with Uganda's New Vision Media has been murdered.Mr Thomas Pere's body was found in a trench at Masajja.He had sustained multiple injuries all over his body.There was no sign of struggle at the scene of crime which led the police to conclude that the crime could have been committed elsewhere and the body dumped in the trench.He had also been robbed of his laptop and camera.The body was taken to Mulago hospital for a postmortem.

A statement released by Vision media read "It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Thomas Pere; The New Vision Editorial Writer who was murdered yesterday at Masajja.Burial arrangements will be communicated.Our heart felt condolences to friends and family. May his soul rest in eternal peace"