Investigation Launched into Mysterious Death of Intern Doctor at Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital

Mysterious Death of Intern Doctor at Margaret Kenyatta Mother Baby Maternity Wing Under Investigation

Nakuru’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is currently probing the puzzling death of an intern doctor at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital’s Margaret Kenyatta Mother Baby Maternity wing. The incident, which has left the medical community in shock, occurred on Sunday morning, when the doctor’s lifeless body was discovered in the trenches outside the maternity wing.

According to Roselyn Mungai, the Nakuru County Executive Member for Health Services, the body showed no signs of physical injuries and the doctor’s personal belongings were found undisturbed. “Remarkably, the doctor still had his phone in his pocket when we found him,” she revealed. The deceased, an intern who had been serving at the hospital since August 2023, was identified by authorities.

Expressing deep sorrow, Governor Susan Kihika conveyed heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the deceased. The County Government of Nakuru’s Department of Health expressed regret over the incident and assured that the matter is being taken seriously. The police, in collaboration with the DCI, are actively investigating the incident to determine the exact cause of death.

As of now, the family of the deceased has not released any official statement regarding the tragic event. The authorities are urging the public to respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

The Margaret Kenyatta Mother Baby Maternity wing is a crucial healthcare facility within the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital. It provides comprehensive care to expectant mothers and newborns, offering a wide range of specialized services. This incident has sent shockwaves through the medical community and the local area, as everyone seeks answers and justice for the intern doctor’s untimely demise.

The DCI’s investigation is expected to shed light on the circumstances surrounding the doctor’s death. The police are leaving no stone unturned as they meticulously gather evidence and interview potential witnesses to uncover the truth.

This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks and challenges faced by healthcare professionals. The medical community, along with the local community, mourns the loss of a dedicated and promising doctor whose potential was cut short.

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