Boy, 14 travels for miles and commits suicide at aunt’s place
SEE ALSO :How heart break drove girl to suicideShe proceeded to his door and realized that it had been locked from inside prompting her to force her way into the house. “I was shocked after getting into the house to find his lifeless body dangling on a rope attached to the roof. I immediately alerted the neighbours and the police,” she said. Muturi said that he was shocked when he received a call from his sister reporting that his son had committed suicide. He immediately embarked on the journey to Elburgon to confirm the news. “I couldn’t believe my ears that my son was no more. No one had quarreled with him. He was jovial as he left home in the morning and had never been forced to go to school,” he said. Muturi called on the Ministry of Education to revive guidance and counselling in schools citing that high rates of depression have led to many suicide and murder cases among the school children.
SEE ALSO :Girl, 13, was calm before suicide“With a vibrant guidance and counselling department in schools, children will be able to open up to both teachers and parents. If this was out of any sort of depression he would have spoken to me or his teachers and save his life,” he said. Molo Sub County Police Commander Police Commander Isaac Odumbe said that the minor left no suicide note and the body had been taken to Elburgon Sub County mortuary and investigations had been launched.
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