Standard 5 pupil commits suicide

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A standard five pupil has committed suicide by hanging himself using a strip of a mosquito net. The body of Peter Awour was found by passerby hanging in a house under construction in Nyagacho , Kericho.

The County deputy police commander Patricia Nasio stated that they are not sure what time the boy committed suicide a he left home in the morning to go to school.
“It is not immediately clear what time the deceased committed suicide since he had on Tuesday morning left for school only to be found dead at around 7 pm.”

She also informed that this boy is an orphan and he was living with his relatives.

“We are awaiting postmortem results as we also conduct an investigation to determine whether the death is indeed a suicide incident or there was foul play,” said Nasio.