• The men and woman had their lips also kissed as they held each other, witnesses and police said.

• The deceased were identified as Philip Murefu Simiyu aged 63 and Boniface Muchiri Waruiru aged 28 while the woman is yet to be identified.

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Two men and a woman were found dead while holding each other in a lodging in Nairobi’s Pipeline area in a bizarre incident.

The men and woman had their lips also kissed as they held each other, witnesses and police said. But one of the men was bleeding from the mouth and nose when the bodies were discovered Monday afternoon.

Police said termed the incident a puzzle but added they are investigating either suicide or murder in the bizarre incident that happened at the lodging.

There was however no sign of break in or struggle in the room, which made police conclude for now it might be suicide.

The deceased were identified as Philip Murefu Simiyu aged 63 and Boniface Muchiri Waruiru aged 28 while the woman is yet to be identified.

The proprietor of Chairman Lounge Guest House said the three checked in on Monday morning at about midnight.

When they booked the room, the management thought they wanted to enjoy themselves.Come Monday afternoon, they failed to check out of the room as anticipated.

An attendant who went to check on them said there was no response from therein forcing her to call the management and police who broke in through the window to access the room at about 2 pm Monday.It was then they discovered the state of the bodies.

The motive of the incident is yet to be established even as the bodies were moved to the mortuary where an autopsy was planned.

Detectives from homicide said they were tracing the families of the deceased to understand what could have happened.

“The postmortem will tell us if they took poison or what happened in the room. For now we do not know what could have led to the incident,” said head of Nairobi DCI Paul Wachira. He added this will also help them identify the unidentified woman.