Police at Maragua Police Station, Murang’a County, are investigating an incident whereby a man collapsed and died inside a lodging.
An empty sachet of sex enhancement pills, one used and two unused condoms were found in the bathroom next to Frederick Opiyo’s body.
According to a report filed under OB No. 3/28/7/2021, Opiyo, 50, had checked into the room at Rurago Bar & Lodging with a 35-year-old lady identified as Mary Mwende Munyalo.
“It was established that at around 2100hrs, the deceased namely booked the said room and at around 2200hrs, he was joined by Mary where they took supper together.” The supper was of fish and Ugali.
“The man then entered the bathroom and emerged after few minutes,” continues the report. “He then requested the lady that they go to sleep but the lady requested to first take a bath. While taking bath, she heard the man groaning. She came out of the bathroom and found the man having removed his clothes and was struggling to breathe. She then alerted the night guard at the scene.”
The night guard, Stephen Muriithi, rushed to the room accompanied by a lodging attendant named Bibiana Mulee. “They found him lying dead on the bed while naked,” says the report.
Muriithi reported the matter at Maragua Police Station. DCI officers from Muranga South led by Cleopas Juma visited the scene. They processed the scene and later moved body to Murang’a Level V hospital Mortuary awaiting post-mortem.