A standard six boy in Murang’a’s Gacharu village committed suicide a day after his 12th birthday.
The body of Bryan Kamuri, was found hanging in his room. Family members suspect he hanged himself between Friday night and Saturday morning.
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The family members are confused about the situation as they say the boy was happy when he went to sleep.
Area chief Anna Wanjiru said the boy was disciplined and termed his suicide as a loss to the community.
“Suicide is a major threat to this community and we are conducting guidance and counseling sessions with the help of villagers to educate the youth on how to cope with life,” said Wanjiru.