By Antony Gitonga
Naivasha, Kenya: A mother of three and an unknown man were found dead in Naivasha town and its suburbs in two unclear circumstances.
In the first incident, the mother of three was found dead in her house in Kihoto estate.
The woman was found sprawled on the floor of her house with one of her minors seating next to her.
According to a witness, the woman had in the past clashed with government officers over child negligence.
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The witness said the woman did not have any physical injuries and it was hard to tell what had killed her.
“She has been accused of neglecting her children but we are not sure what killed her as she was found lying dead in her house,” said the witness.
Emotions run high as police moved in to collect the body with some friends and relatives wailing uncontrollably.
And in the second incident, a middle aged man was found dead in Mai Mahiu area of Naivasha.
It is suspected that the man could have committed suicide after some pesticides were found next to the body.
A witness Joseph Njoroge, minors who were going to school found the body dumped on the road side and informed their parents.
“The man is not known in this area but all his documents are here and some pesticides next to the body,” he said.
Naivasha OCPD Charles Kortok said investigations into the deaths had commenced.
“The bodies have been taken to Naivasha district hospital mortuary as investigations start,” he said.