A police officer based in Garissa County Wednesday shot himself dead.
Constable Vincent Muteti attached to Hulugho police station took his life inside a room on Wednesday night.
The incident was reported at the same station as the suicide incident on OB NO: 05/26/10/2022 at about 2220 hours.
Muteti shot himself using three rounds of bullets from the chin and one round exited from the head, a police OB report seen by Nairobi Leo indicated.
Another bullet exited from the left side of his forehead.
“As he was sleeping, he was awakened by a sound of a gun. Upon waking up, he found the body of his roommate lying on the floor,” the report filed by his roommate read in part.
Muteti used an AK rifle to end his life.
No suicide note was recovered from the scene.
The Scene was processed and documented by DCI officers from the station.
The firearm and two cartridges of ammunition were kept as exhibits.