Ugandan Teacher Drowns in Swimming Pool on Easter Monday. Revellers at Pearl Beach in Kalangala Town Council were on Easter Monday left shocked following the news of the death of a 20-year-old schoolteacher who drowned in a swimming pool.
The deceased has been identified as Ms Maria Flavia a nursery schoolteacher at Bufumira Primary School in Kalangala District who had gone to the beach with a friend to have fun as part of her Easter celebrations.
According to a medical report issued by Kalangala Health Centre IV, Flavia died of suffocation.
Ms Christine Nabankema a friend of the deceased revealed that they had gathered in a group of six at the poolside to have fun but when it approached 7 pm Flavia told them that she wanted to relax a bit before she the group.
According to Nabankema, Flavia’s body was found floating in the swimming pool by another friend who had moved around looking for her after just like her (Flavia) 30 minutes of missing. Mr Sam Kwesiga, a diver and one of the Red Cross volunteers found at the scene appealed to all hotel proprietors owning swimming pools to hire instructors and safety personnel to handle such emergencies.