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Chuka University student commits suicide

Police in Chuka, Tharaka Nithi County are investigating an incident in which a second-year student from Chuka University committed suicide on.

Speaking to the media in his office at Chuka Police Station, the Deputy Sub-County Police Commander Nguta Lewa confirmed the incident noting that the student committed suicide by jumping from the 7th floor of the science complex building in the institution.

The deceased, Purity Ntinyari Marangu, was reportedly studying for examinations in the building before jumping off through a window.

The Police Commander said they were carrying out investigations to find out what triggered the student to commit suicide.

He advised students to always seek help and further cautioned them against taking away their own lives.

.The university administration promptly rushed her to Chuka Referral hospital where she succumbed to death on arrival and her body was moved to the mortuary.

By Felister Gathigia





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