In Summary
  • The foreigner collapsed at Casuariana Club before being pronounced dead at Jocham Hospital.
  • Investigators said there are trying to figure out whether the foreigner was drugged at the joint.
  • Mtwapa town in Kilifi County has for years been known for its vibrant weeklong nightlife.

Police are investigating the mysterious death of an Austrian national in Mtwapa town, Kilifi.

The foreigner collapsed at Casuariana Club before being pronounced dead at Jocham Hospital.

The middle-aged man was with two women at the club who police have since arrested, according to Kilifi South Police Commander Esau Ochokorodi.

A police source said the deceased was rushed to Jambo Jipya Medical Clinic after he had fainted at the entertainment joint.

“Bouncers at the club rushed the foreigner to the medical centre and he was referred to Jocham Hospital where he was pronounced dead,” said the source.

NIGHT OUT

An eyewitness, who did not want to be identified, told Nation that the deceased together with a foreign colleague entered at the club with the two women at around 1am on Tuesday.

“They proceeded to the back of the club where they were drinking. After some time, the foreigner collapsed and white foam seeped from his mouth. That’s when he was rushed to the hospital,” said the witness, who was at the club.

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