Kwale, KENYA: Police in Kwale County have mounted investigations into an incident where a General Service Unit (GSU) officer committed suicide in Kinango Sub-County.
The deceased has been identified as 26-year-old Thomas Kibet Chepkwony who was attached to the Mackinnon GSU camp.
The incident occurred at around 1.40pm on Sunday.
According to police reports from Taru police station where the matter was reported, the deceased shot himself from the top of the head and the bullet exited through the chin.
“The scene was visited by police officers from Taru station and officers from the DCI,” read a report from the police.
The body was taken to Voi Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
This comes less than two weeks after another police officer committed suicide at the port of Mombasa.