A headteachers in Nyeri County has committed suicide in his office. The Baraka Academy headteacher, Joseph Mwangi, aged 53, whose case detectives are investigating hanged himself is reported to have separated with his wife and children.
His body was identified by Teresia Wanjugu, who owns the institution. This was after Teresia was informed by her neighbor that there was a foul smell from the institution. Later they found out that the teacher had hanged himself with a rope.
She immediately went to report the matter after which the police went to the school to confirm the report. According to the preliminary findings it was found to be suicide. His kneck had marks of injuries as well as his face. It is believed that rats or animals might have caused the injuries.
According to his landlord, he had seen the school headteacher lastly on Wednesday morning. The body was taken to mortuary at the Karatina Subcounty Refereal Hospital. The autopsy is yet to be done.