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Woman dies after falling off a balcony as she aired clothes

A woman on Thursday succumbed to injuries after she fell off a balcony as she hanged clothes.

Thirty eight year-old Florence Wekesa was washing clothes on the third floor of a building in Gatina trading center, in Dagoretti, and slipped and fell while hanging them on a clothes-line.

The deceased was rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital by her neighbours where she died while undergoing treatment.

Her body was taken to the city morgue awaiting postmortem.

In Kasarani, Mirema spring estate, James Nyaga reported to police that he went home and found his wife Norallium Kambua lying on the floor dead.

According to police report, Mr Nyaga went home in the evening and knocked the door but got no response. He then decided to peep through the window and saw his wife on the floor, having fallen in the bathroom where she was washing clothes.

Her body was taken to Kenyatta University morgue awaiting postmortem.

In another police case in Mlango Kubwa, a man committed suicide after booking a room in a hotel room on Thursday.

The hotel’s cleaners called the police after the occupant refused to open the door and his phone went unanswered. The police forced the door open and found the body of the deceased.

The man identified as Robert Ndova Kilonzi aged 39, is suspected to have taken his life by drinking insecticide.  A suicide note dated Wednesday was found with an empty bottle of Lava insecticide, a photocopy of his identification card and a pen.

His body was taken to Kenyatta University morgue awaiting postmortem