Accra Zoo: Police probes incident of man killed by lion

Lion's den

The circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was reportedly mauled by a lion at the Accra Zoo are the subject of a probe by the police.

On Sunday, August 28, the unknown man was discovered dead in the lions’ enclosure of the zoo.

The body was removed and taken to the Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy after the appropriate forensic examination of the scene.

To find out what happened, the police are collaborating with the zoo’s administration and the Forestry Commission.

An assistant manager at the zoo saw the intruder lying in the cage and immediately reported the incident to the Achimota Police.

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According to reports, the lion, lioness, and their two cubs are all okay.