Ugandans in London turned up in huge numbers for the funeral service of a British Ugandan girl murdered in her family home, more than a month ago.
Elizabeth Nankabirwa Nnyanzi’s remains were prayed for on 30th/October/2015 at Westminster Cathedral, having been released to her family by the Met Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command; upon completion of investigations.
Elizabeth, 31, a high flying lawyer, was found strangled in their family house at 6:00p.m on August 14th 2015.
Peter Kibisu, 23 (pictured below), said to be long term family friend to Elizabeth even staying in the family home, has since been charged with her murder and awaits trial at the Old Bailey in February 2016.
The three bedroomed home on Northumberland Road, in Harrow, North London has been the family home of the Nnyanzi’s for more than 15 years. The Nnyanzi family includes Joseph and Coreen Nnyanzi (Elizabeth’s parents) and their younger children Cressida and Antonia.
At the time of her death, Elizabeth had completed four months paralegal training at Herbert Smith Freehills having previously done the same, at Leigh Day (another prominent London based international law firm).
Born in Britain to a Ugandan father Joseph Nnyanzi, Elizabeth was remarkably intelligent.
She studied medicine at Imperial College London and enrolled for a degree in Tropical Medicine at Liverpool University . She was also briefly studied Tropical Medicine at Uganda’s Makerere University before later switching to law.
It was revealed that Elizabeth had intended to specialise in medical law.
Although born and raised in London, Elizabeth was said to have been very proud of her Ugandan heritage. She often went to Uganda and engaged in several charitable acts.
She will be laid to rest in Katuntu village in Rakai.