A 24-year-old student was on Friday morning found dead in a hostel in Bondo.
The body of the first year student at Ratiya Technical Training Institute was discovered by her college mates.
Bondo Sub-County police boss Antony Wafula told the media that the body of the student was found covered with a bed sheet.
The mysterious death was reported to the police by the caretaker of the hostel, Mr Wafula said.
The police boss further said that a syringe that appeared unused was found on the floor of the rented room. There was also some vomit in a bucket next to the victim’s bed.
Mr Wafula said police have opened investigation into the incident.
The body was taken to Bondo Sub-County Referral Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.
In other news, Kakamega mourners who turned up at the Bukhungu stadium to attend a mass for the 14 children who perished following a stampede at Kakamega Primary School heckled Governor Wycliff Oparanya over the County’s negligence of the state of schools and structures.
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The county together with the central government will give each family 100, 000 shillings as compensation and will also clear all the medical bills for those who had their children injured and hospitalised.