Body Of Female University Student Found Dangling In Wardrobe In Her Hostel

File Image of Police carrying dead body

The body of a female university student has been discovered in a wardrobe in a hostel in Nairobi County.

This is after the body of Nicole Chemutai Serem which had a scarf around her neck was discovered today.

The deceased, 21-year-old was a Strathmore university student and was in her second year of study at the time of her demise

Reports indicate that a concerned caretaker of the hostel was the one who discovered the body in the closet.

The Caretaker had not seen her for two days and was forced to break the door during which she discovered her body inside.

Immediately, Police were called and they picked up the body and took it to the morgue for preservation awaiting post-mortem and interment.

The Langata police boss Benjamin Mwanthi said they had not established the motive of the incident though.

“The body did not have physical injuries when it was discovered and there was no suicide note then. We are investigating it,” he said.

Her family had been alerted as an autopsy is being planned on the body to establish the real cause of her death.

This comes despite the cases of suicide being on the rise in the country amid calls to address this alarming trend currently.

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