A postmortem report by police shows that Pastor Michael Muwonge of Glory Ministries International collapsed and died after suffering a blood clot in the lungs.
As UG Christian News reported, news of his death earlier this week came as a shock to his relatives and friends, some of who testified to having interacted with him hours earlier.
Speaking to journalists, Police Pathologist, Dr. Moses Byaruhanga said the clot the preacher suffered blocked supply of oxygen to the blood, “causing the heart to stop before he collapsed.”
Pastor Muwonge’s remains are with A-Plus funeral home at Mengo, as relatives arrange for his burial in Kasubi next to Lugazi.
A relative, Raven Esther Muwonge took to social media on Wednesday to convey the death announce. Esther did not detail much about what caused the deceased’s death, neither were our efforts to reach the ministry successful then.
“Your life has been a reason for us to smile. You’ve connected worlds together. I salute you but there is an emptiness am afraid i will feel,” Esther said.
Pastor Emmanuel Muwanguzi said the late had no known ailment but was treated for a clot when he suffered a collapsed in America.
“In hospital Pastor Muwonge was diagnosed with a blood clot and was treated,” he said. “He was found by one of the church members, his eyes where wide open and we got a vehicle and rushed him to Mengo hospital where the Doctors examined him and said he had long died,”
In his eulogy for the deceased shared on his social media account, Pr John Bunjo said, “the nation and the church will miss your calling and smile, you went too soon,”
“We grew up together! I have seen you sacrifice to raise many into their destiny,” Pastor Bweyinda David mourned.
The deceased was catering for about 60 children, both at Primary and Secondary level, under the Glory Children’s City, an orphanage under Glory Ministries International – Katwe.
The Children are also part of a one California-based SIFA African Children’s Choir, who sing, dance and tour the U.S. to raise money for the Glory Children City Project in Masaka. The orphanage has seven small houses. Each will have a house mother or father living with the children.