A/R: Man found dead in a gutter at Mpasatia

By Jacob Agyenim Boateng || Contributor
Crime & Punishment AR: Man found dead in a gutter at Mpasatia
JAN 23, 2023 LISTEN

A yet-to-be-identified man has been found dead in a gutter at Mpasatia in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region.

The deceased according to the assembly member of Mpasatia Electoral Area Hon Asante is believed to be in his early 40s.

Hon Asante in an interview with this reporter disclosed that the mortal remains of the deceased was found in the wee hours of Sunday, January 22,2023.

"I received a distress call from some of my residents about the lifeless body of a man in a gutter, it was around 2:00am so I went there later only to confirm that the man had died long time ago.

"I immediately called out District Chief Executive, Hon Isaac Kofi Marfo. So we involved police in the removal of the body. We do not know what might have killed him, but health workers at Dr Boateng Mortuary at Toase told us that the man was long dead," he stated.

Some residents in the area told this reporter that the situation has sparked fear and panic among them calling on police to beef up security in the area.