University of Nairobi lecturer Prof. Gilbert Ogutu found dead

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Prof. Gilbert Ogutu, a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, has been found dead in his rural home at Wambasa village in Bondo, Siaya County.

The body of the university lecturer, was discovered by his worker on Sunday at 9am.

According to Bondo Sub-County Police Commander Antony Wafula, Prof Ogutu is believed to have committed suicide on Saturday night.

Mr Wafula said that the body was discovered at his rural home in Wambasa village Central Yimbo in Bondo Sub-County by a farmhand.

His bodywas found hanging from a piece of cloth tied to the window of his bedroom at around 9am on Sunday.

Confirming the incident, Central Yimbo Location Chief Gordon Opundo said Prof. Ogutu’s body was found hanging on the window of his bedroom with a leso tied around his neck.

Investigations have commenced and the body has been transferred to  been launched into the matter and the body of the deceased transferred to the Bondo sub-county hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.