Man, 48, discovered dead in Nairobi hotel room

A bus company employee was discovered deceased in a lodging he had booked along Kirinyaga Road, Nairobi.

The deceased was identified as Christopher Otieno, 48 years old.

He retired to sleep on Saturday night at a nearby guest house but failed to awaken on Sunday.


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According to his colleagues, he had checked into the guest house while complaining of chest pains and was scheduled to depart for Mombasa the following day.

Police were summoned after employees at the guest room noticed that the door was locked from inside.

Upon breaking in, they found his lifeless body on the bed.

The body was transported to the City Mortuary pending an autopsy, and the deceased’s family was notified of the incident, as confirmed by both police and bus company management.

In Embakasi Kware, a 31-year-old woman named Roselyn Nyabuto passed away after having her supper.


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According to police reports, she began complaining of pain after dinner on Sunday, eventually vomiting blood and experiencing difficulty breathing before being rushed to the hospital, where she succumbed.

The body was transferred to the mortuary for autopsy and further investigation, as indicated by the authorities.

Meanwhile, police are probing a case of suspected suicide involving an elderly man in Ndwaru area, Dagoretti, Nairobi.

The lifeless body of Joseph Mbatia was discovered hanging in his house long after the incident occurred on Saturday.

The motive behind the incident remains undisclosed.

Cases of suicide have been escalating, prompting calls for concerted efforts to address the trend, which has caused immense distress to numerous families.

Trauma has been identified as a primary factor contributing to such incidents, highlighting the urgent need for comprehensive intervention strategies.

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