• Locals reported to police there was a body lying on the roadside opposite Superloaf Company.
• Police said they suspect he was killed elsewhere and the body dumped at the site.
Mystery surrounds an incident in which a journalist working with the Standard Group was found murdered and his body dumped on the roadside along Kangundo Road, Nairobi.
The body of Moses Okiror Omusolo, 35, was Thursday morning found in a ditch with a deep cut on the head.
Police said they suspect he was killed elsewhere and the body dumped at the site.
Locals reported to police there was a body lying on the roadside opposite Superloaf Company.
Police said they visited the scene and established Omusolo had a deep cut on the right side of the head with oozing blood.
A black backpack recovered next to the body had personal documents, which identified him.
Police said they are yet to know the motive of the murder and possible killers.
Nairobi police boss Adamson Bungei said the body was moved to the mortuary pending autopsy as part of the probe.
“A body was discovered on the roadside with a head injury and was found with documents which identified him. We are investigating,” said Bungei.
Omusolo had been living in Umoja area, which is not far from the scene where the body was found.
It is not clear what happened to lead to his death but police said they are investigating a murder incident.
His colleagues described him as a hard-working and dedicated journalist who had made himself.