Tordue Salem’s corpse found in Wuse hospital morgue – Police
Mba in a statement said Salem’s body was identified, following forensic leads from his SIM card that was recovered at the Good Friends Garage at Mpape.
“Henry’s movement was trailed up to BJ Gardens located somewhere in Garki close to old CBN. A young lady that had an interaction with him on the night of disappearance was located, and detectives spoke to her. From that point, investigators expanded their investigation by working on different suppositions and hypotheses,” the statement said.
“A breakthrough was, however, made when following some digital and forensic leads. His phone, an iPhone 6 that had already been smashed into pieces was trailed and found in a garage somewhere in Mpape called the ‘Good Friends’ garage.
“On the strength of this, detectives moved to the General Hospital that covers that area. Yesterday, the 11th of November, 2021, after a lot of painstaking searches, a body believed to be that of Henry Tordue Salem was found at about 11:20 am at the Wuse General Hospital morgue.
“Detectives have already contacted the family members and this body has been positively identified by family members as that of Henry Tordue Salem.
“In addition to that physical and positive identification, detectives also searched the body of the late journalist and these items were recovered: 1. A Keystone bank debit card bearing his name, Union Bank debit card bearing his name, ID card issued by Vanguard Newspapers identifying him as Henry Tordue Salem and a staff and a temporary ID card from the National Assembly identifying him as a member of the House of Reps, Press Corps.”