Kenya

Moi University student found dead in hostel

Moi University student found dead in hostel
  • The body was moved to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

A male student at Moi University main campus in Kesses, was found dead in his house adjacent to the campus.

He was a Bachelor of Education student at the Uasin Gishu County-based university.

His body was discovered Saturday morning by his friends who had gone to visit him in his room after failing to see him for some time.

The lifeless body was found on his bed. His colleagues said that some unknown medicine was found beside his body.

“When we entered into his house, the door was open. I checked on the bed only to meet his lifeless body,” said one of the students who discovered the body.

Police say the cause of his death is yet to be established.  Kesses Sub-County Police Commander Aaron Muriasi said it was too early to speculate the cause of the student’s death.

The body was moved to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

“We have embarked on investigation to ascertain the cause of this mysterious death. It is too early to speculate about the cause of the death, the body has been taken to MTRH mortuary for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of this death,” said Mr Muriasi.