Hospital staff found dead in office

A map of Magutuni in Tharaka Nithi County. An employee of Magutuni Sub County Hospital was found dead in her office on August 29, 2017. GRAPHIC | GOOGLE MAP

A Human Resource Manager working at Magutuni Sub-County Hospital in Maara was Tuesday evening found dead in her office.

According to Tharaka Nithi County Police Commander Mary Omari, Ms Nanlis Mumbi was found dead by other employees at 4pm.

Ms Omari said the deceased body had no injuries and was taken to Chuka County Referral Hospital Mortuary awaiting post mortem.

“We are waiting for the post mortem results to know the cause of her death because her body had no injuries,” said Ms Omari.

An employee at the hospital, who sought anonymity said the deceased seemed somewhat stressed during the day.

“She was a very jovial person but seemed stressed during the day,” said the staff.

Other members of the staff mourned her death and described her as hardworking and jovial.