• The body was moved to the mortuary pending probe.
• Epilepsy can lead to death if not well handled, officials said.
A 54-year-old man died after a suspected epileptic attack in a matatu in Kamukunji area, Nairobi.
Peter Gitonga had been at a construction site with his colleagues and had boarded a matatu headed for Umoja when the incident happened on Saturday evening.
Witnesses said he yawned, stretched and fell asleep but never woke up again.
The driver who was notified of the tragedy drove straight to the police station where police officers confirmed the death.
The body was moved to the mortuary pending probe. Epilepsy can lead to death if not well handled, officials said.
In Umoja, one Justus Mutuku, 68, died after he fell on the road. The body was moved to the mortuary pending autopsy.
And a Burundian national died after he was hit on the face in a fight in Kawangware.
Nkurunziza Anaelium, 28, had a misunderstanding with his neighbour prompting a physical confrontation on Saturday afternoon.
The assailant slapped him on the face and he fell unconscious. He died minutes later, police and locals said.
Police were called to the scene and declared the man had physical marks on his right eye following the slap.
The body was moved to the mortuary pending probe as the suspect was detained for grilling.
In Pangani, the body of Newton Njane Kamau, 53, was found on the roadside. Police said they are yet to know the cause of his death.
Meanwhile, the body of a former soldier was found in his house in Buruburu area, Nairobi, after a suspected suicide.
The body of Anthony Kiarie Maina, 54, was found dangling in his bathroom on Monday morning.
Police said they recovered a suicide note from the house. Details of the note are yet to be made public. The body was moved to the mortuary.