Police are investigating an incident in which an officer died by suicide at a camp at the Anti-Stock Theft Unit in Eburu, Gilgil.Constable John Wambua was discovered dead after he had shot himself in the chest on Wednesday, September 28 at about 2 pm.
Police said Wambua locked himself in his room and shot himself in the chest.The motive of the incident is yet to be known.
The colleagues heard a gunshot from the house and when they went to check, they found him lying in a pool of blood with the weapon lying next to him.Witnesses said the team that responded there had to break into the house to access the scene as he had locked himself therein.
He was rushed to the Gilgil hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
No suicide note was found in the house.
This is the latest such incident to happen in the service.