A lecturer at the University of Nairobi, has been found dead in his rural home at Wambasa village in Bondo, Siaya County, in what is a suspected case of suicide.

The body of Prof. Gilbert Ogutu, an Associate Professor of Church History, was discovered by his worker on Sunday morning in what is suspected to be suicide.

University of Nairobi lecturer Prof. Gilbert Ogutu found dead
UON lecturer Prof. Gilbert Ogutu who was found dead on Sunday. PHOTO/COURTESY

Central Yimbo Chief Gordon Opundo says the university don’s body was found hanging on the window of his bedroom with a leso tied around his neck.

According to Opundo, the professor on Friday went home with his second wife and the two were together until Saturday evening when she is reported to have left for Kisumu.

Prof. Gilbert Ogutu was an Associate Professor of Church History at UON. PHOTO/COURTESY

Investigations into the death have since been launched and the body of the deceased transferred to the Bondo sub-county hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem examination.

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