DEAD: Former justice minister and one time Prosecutor General Jean de Dieu Mucyo died ealier today.

Rwandan Senator Jean de Dieu Mucyo has died after reportedly slipping on the steps of Parliament.

Mucyo, 55, who previously served as Attorney General and Minister of Justice, and Prosecutor General, was, before his appointment to the Senate in 2015, the head of the National Independent Commission Charged with Gathering Evidence to Show the Implication of the French Government in the Genocide Perpetrated in Rwanda in 1994, also known as the ‘Mucyo Commission’.

Born on 7/12/ 1961 to Thomas Mucyowintore and Marciana Uzanyamaberuka, the late Mucyo studied law at the National University of Butare between 1985 and 1990.

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