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Police Investigates Death of Rape Suspect

Zorzor, Lofa County — Police in Lofa County are investigating the death of a 23 year old rape suspect who was discovered dead early Wednesday morning in police cell at the Zorzor Central Police Station.

Suspect Flomo Zoryea was arrested and held in police custody on account of an alleged rape.

According to the County Attorney, Cllr J. Luther Sumo, the rape incident occurred on January 10, 2020 in a goldmining camp in Kiliwu Town, Zorzor District where the 14 year old survivor had gone to a nearby river to fish when Zoryea allegedly rape her.

Police have launched investigation into the cause of death and are expected to report to the public shortly.

More details to follow…

Arthur Kowah is a print and broadcast journalist with over 5 years experience as rural broadcaster. He is the current station manager of Voice of Lofa 99.3 FM based in Voinjama. He also contributes to several Monrovia-based media outlets including FrontPage Africa News . As a reporter lifting the banner of rural communities, Arthur has great interest in women rights, rule of law, health, and agriculture, among several other others. Arthur is currently a graduating senior of the Lofa County Community College where he's studying Economics and Management. He already has an Associate of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Lofa Community College and has also obtained several training certificates in journalism.

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