Lucy Wairimu is said to have died after she was sent back home from school. The girl was a pupil at Gathanji Primary School. She was also a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate.
According to reports, Wairimu was on Tuesday morning sent home for not having completed her assignment. After arriving home, Wairimu is said to have successfully completed her assignments.
Lucy Wairimu's aunt identified as Monica Wanjiku reveals that she saw the girl heading back home at around 7.00 am. After completing the assignment, she reportedly requested her mother to accompany her so that she can return to school.
Sadly, before the duo left for school, Lucy Wairimu is said to have gone back to her room where it is alleged that she committed suicide. According to late Wairimu's mother, she found her daughter's body lying lifeless in the bedroom.
Wairimu allegedly ended her own life, adding to the list of statistics of pupils from Gathanji Primary School who have allegedly died in the same way. It is revealed that Lucy Wairimu is the second pupil from the same primary school to pass away in the same circumstances in two years time.
The Police Commander in Murang'a County Donatha Kiplangat confirmed the incident adding that Wairimu's mother found her daughter's body in the bedroom. Kiplangat added that investigations into the incident had been launched by detectives.
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