Kenyatta hospital patient jumps off to his death over unpaid medical bills

A patient at the Kenyatta National Hospital has committed suicide by jumping off the seventh floor after he was unable to pay the medical expenses.

Maurice Chege had been discharged but could not be allowed to leave due to the medical bills.

He died on the spot after jumping off on Wednesday night.

His body was moved to the mortuary.

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Elsewhere, a 27-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide in Utawala, Nairobi.

The body of the woman was found hanging in the bathroom of her house.

The body was discovered by a caretaker.

In Huruma, a 48 year old man was found dead in his sitting room.

It is not clear what caused the death.

On Sunday, an unidentified middle-aged man committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in the CBD along Moi Avenue, Nairobi.

The motive of the suicide was not immediately established as no suicide note was found on him.

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