Female police officer dies by suicide in Limuru

Female police officer dies by suicide in Limuru

  • Police reports claim that the deceased, Edith Nyawira, fatally shot herself after returning to her precinct from a patrol of the frosty area.
  • Confirming the incident, Kiambu County CIPU Commander Doreen Gitonga stated that a suicide note was recovered at the scene.

A female police officer attached to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit (CIPU) on Tuesday allegedly dies by suicide in Limuru, Kiambu County.

Police reports claim that the deceased, Edith Nyawira, fatally shot herself after returning to her precinct from a patrol of the frosty area.

Confirming the incident, Kiambu County CIPU Commander Doreen Gitonga stated that a suicide note was recovered at the scene where Nyawira purportedly took her life.

She likewise stated that all officers under her command will be encouraged to attend counseling sessions in order to avoid such cases in the future, noting that mental health is a serious issue that should not be overlooked.

The deceased's body has since been moved to a nearby mortuary as investigations into the incident continue. 

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