In Summary
  • At the time of the incident, parents of the pupil were not at home.
  • Chepalungu Sub-County Police Commander Nelson Masai said the body was moved to Longisa County Referral Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.  

A 13-year-old pupil has committed suicide in Bomet County.

Area Chief David Marusoi said the body of the Class Six pupil was found dangling from the roof of his parents’ house on Sunday.

“The boy’s grandfather said he stumbled on his grandson’s body. The boy hanged himself using a piece of cloth,” said Mr Marusoi.

At the time of the incident, parents of the pupil were not at home.

Chepalungu Sub-County Police Commander Nelson Masai said the body was moved to Longisa County Referral Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.  

SUICIDE

The incident is the latest in the county after a 14-year-old Class Six pupil at Kabiangek Primary School committed suicide last month after she was reportedly shamed by teacher while in her menses.

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