Police are investigating an incident where a 57-year-old man died by suicide in a hotel room he had booked in the Parklands area, Nairobi.
The body of the man was found dangling on a belt that he is suspected to have used to commit suicide.
The hotel management says he booked into the room on April 2 and has been staying there alone until last evening when the body was found there.
IN OTHER NEWS:
A Mpesa attendant was last evening shot and wounded before being robbed of Sh150,000 and other valuables.
Police and witnesses said the attendant had closed his shop and was leaving for his home along Digo Road when he was confronted by gunmen who were riding on a motorcycle and shot in the knee.
The gang grabbed the cash and other electronic gadgets before escaping to an unknown destination.
Police say they suspect the gang had prior information the man was carrying the money and the hunt for them is ongoing.
Police are investigating if he died by suicide or he was killed and hanged there. Two workers were electrocuted in two separate incidents in Nairobi.
The victims were at construction sites in Langata and Kayole respectively when they touched live wires dying on the spot.
Police were called to the scenes long after they had happened and picked up the bodies at the mortuary.
Such incidents are rampant at construction sites amid calls to ensure safety of workers.
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