Teacher commits suicide at school compound after argument with wife
Police in Migori are investigating an incident in which a teacher reportedly committed suicide inside a mixed secondary school.
In a report seen by Nairobi News, the teacher is said to have committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree at the school’s parade ground.
The police say the teacher had an argument with his wife and decided to go and enjoy a drink at a local bar.
“He then went back to school and was allowed to walk in by the security guards who did not know anything about his plans,” the police report read in part.
He then committed suicide.
Students who arrived in class the following morning were shocked to see the deceased’s body of hanging from a tree.
The police were informed the teacher has been commuting from his home to school on a daily basis.
But on September 11, 2023, the teacher did not go back to his home moments after leaving school.
He is reported to have instead joined friends in a local bar.
Moments later, he was spotted making phone calls and appeared to be in an argument.
Police believe that the caller was the wife.
During the argument, the wife had reportedly informed him not to dare step back home if he had taken alcohol.
The students went ahead and informed one of the teachers what had happened and the police were informed of the matter.
Police transferred the deceased’s body to Migori County Referral Hospital morgue ahead of an autopsy.
Sleuths attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) are said to have interviewed and recorded statements with persons of interest.