Minor Accidentally Strangles Himself to Death While Playing with Rope

January 5, 2017

A freak rope accident in Kinangop, Nyandarua County led to the death of a 7-Year-Old boy on Tuesday.

The minor who was to join primary school this week was making a swing on the branch of a tree when he slipped and got entangled by the rope.

According to a resident identified as Michael Mucheru, the minor was alone at home when the incident occurred.

Njabini OCPD Yawa Chome confirmed the incident saying initial investigations pointed to an accidental death.

Police who reported to the scene found the body of the boy dangling from a tree.

The body was moved to the Naivasha Sub-County Hospital mortuary.

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