Details of slain police Sergeant Kipyegon Kenei that will leave you in tears

The officer was on duty when former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa and two foreigners are said to have visited the Deputy President’s office last week.

Salin Administration Police officer Kipyegon Kenei. His body was found lying in his Imara Daima house with gunshot wounds. [Photo/File]

In Brief

-Kenei reportedly went missing on Wednesday before his body was found in his house in Villa Franca Estate, Imara Daima. His body was discovered at 4 pm by locals who later alerted the police.

-Kenei is survived by his wife who he was to officially wed in August.

The nation was engulfed in a dark cloud on Thursday evening after news of the death of Administration police Sergeant Kipyegon Kenei surfaced online.

Little was known about Kenei at the time the sad news broke, it then dawned on Kenyans that the officer was on duty when former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa and two foreigners are said to have visited the Deputy President’s office last week.

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Well, it is sad to lose a young officer at the prime age of 33 years, here are some details we have unearthed regarding the life of the fallen sergeant.

Kenei reportedly went missing on Wednesday before his body was found in his house in Villa Franca Estate, Imara Daima. His body was discovered at 4 pm by locals who later alerted the police.

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Kenei is survived by his wife who he was to officially wed in August.

He also left behind two children: a form one student and a 5-day-old baby. 

Officer Kenei lived in a one-room of a four-bedroomed house in congested Imara Daima.

His family said they heard of their son’s death through the media.

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The family has demanded a swift investigation by concerned authorities to determine the cause of his death and bring the culprits to book.