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Cameroon: Remains of a 57-year old Man Retrieved from Yaounde Municipal Lake
Category :- Obituary Author :- N Gelmin S 
Posted on October 16, 2020, 1:52 pm
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A dead body was removed this Friday, October 16th, 2002 from the Yaounde Municipal Lake after it was seen floating on the lake by fishermen.

Fisherman in the Yaounde Municipal Lake

The 57-year old man’s corpse identified as a police officer was seen by the fishermen who came to retrieve their nets from the water early in the morning.

Yaounde Municipal Lake

According to Journal du Cameroun, “one of these fishers said after retrieving his body, they discovered he had FCFA 55000 on him, plus his personal documents, one of which identified him as a police officer.”

Corpse found in a water body

After security forces, the firefighting brigade and a medical team were alerted, a medical doctor from the Yaounde Central Hospital who was at scene carried out an autopsy on the corpse.

The medical test confirmed that the officer went through torture before been deposited into the water body.

Yaounde Municipal Lake

Report says the mortal remains were taken to the Yaounde Central Hospital Mortuary by agents of the Yaounde III Council and an investigation opened to uncover the mystery behind this macabre discovery.

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