Kenya: Matron at Mumbi Girls Found Dead in Suspected Suicide

A matron at Mumbi Girls High School in Murang'a County has been found dead in a case of suspected suicide.

Murang'a County Police Commander Josephat Kinyua told the Nation that the matron's body was discovered Tuesday morning in her house in the living quarters situated within the school compound.

He said they have launched investigations to establish the cause of death of the 56-yaer-old woman.

"The principal of the school informed the police that they have discovered the body of the school matron identified as Joyce Mwinzi and we have sent officers to the school to collect the body and to start investigations," Mr Kinyua said.

He lamented the increased cases of suicide in the county and pleaded with locals to seek better ways of solving their issues instead of committing suicide.

There was tension at the school on Tuesday mid-morning as police officers visited the scene to pick her body.

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