By Muhammad Atef | April 8, 2021

Death – Obituary : US Embassy official’s body found hanging in Nairobi hotel – Cause Of Death

A body of a senior officer at the US Embassy in Nairobi was found Wednesday in his hotel room in what Kenyan officials believe to be a suicide, according to a report.

Police and witnesses said the body of the unidentified officer was found in the hotel near the Village Market after he failed to report to work, the Star reported.

Witnesses said he apparently used a belt, according to the local outlet.

“The body was found hanging near the room window. He seemed to have died long before security arrived there,” a police officer who was at the scene told the paper.

A suicide note found near the bed will be investigated.

Embassy officials checked on him after he failed to show up for work to relieve a colleague and didn’t answer his cellphone, according to the Star.

The Village Market is a large shopping, recreation and entertainment complex in Nairobi.
The Village Market is a large shopping, recreation and entertainment complex in Nairobi.
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“We can confirm the death of a US government employee. US Embassy Nairobi extends its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased,” an embassy rep said.

The US State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment by The Post.



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Cause Of Death 

As the time of this publication on Societyalert, the  cause of death has not been learnt by us. Information regarding the cause of death or circumstances that led to this devastating passing would be made available once we learn about it.

The obituary announcement would be officially released by the family. This publication is made out of public concerns, expression of grieves and sympathy. Details of the deceased burials, funeral and other related ceremony would rightfully be published by the family of the deceased in their chosen online platform.

In lieu of flowers information would be given by the family of the deceased. We have not gotten hold of official statement on the death from the family.