Nakuru doctor who killed 2 children dies in hospital

Doctor James Gakara was being treated under heavy security

Nakuru doctor who killed 2 children dies in hospital

Nakuru doctor James Gakara, who was found unconscious next to his two dead children in their home has died.

Nakuru Level Five hospital staff confirmed to the media that Gakara died on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment.

Doctors are expected to conduct a postmoterm on Doctor Gakara and his two children to establish the cause of death.

It was reported that the medic injected his children with a poisonous subtance before turning the syringe on himself.

“The scene indicates some drugs were used on the children and on himself. A postmortem shall be conducted to establish what type of drug it was,” Kiraguri clarified.

The crime took place at the doctor’s home in Kiamunyi Estate in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Kiraguri said the medic is admitted at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital under tight police security.

She added that the matter was under investigation to confirm if it was the medic who committed the offence.

“The doctor’s wife was not at home at the time and she was only called in when the children were already dead,” said Kiraguri without stating who called the woman of the house.

Kiraguri said police had to break into the house in an attempt to save the three but the children had already succumbed.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Stop threatening journalists - Media Council warns politicians

Stop threatening journalists - Media Council warns politicians

Protests erupt in Westlands after Matatu operators strike [Videos]

Protests erupt in Westlands after Matatu operators strike [Videos]

Gideon Moi clarifies on his relationship with Azimio

Gideon Moi clarifies on his relationship with Azimio

Charles Owino exits Siaya Governor race, to return to National Police Service

Charles Owino exits Siaya Governor race, to return to National Police Service

Untold story behind teacher who created Kenyatta's KICC statue

Untold story behind teacher who created Kenyatta's KICC statue

Teenage girl drags father to court for refusing to let her marry boyfriend

Teenage girl drags father to court for refusing to let her marry boyfriend

Raila overtakes Ruto after unveiling of their running mates - TIFA report

Raila overtakes Ruto after unveiling of their running mates - TIFA report

Fresh details emerge linking Mirema shooting victim to 'mchele' syndicate

Fresh details emerge linking Mirema shooting victim to 'mchele' syndicate

CS Munya to open International Peace, Security and Social Enterprise Conference at MKU

CS Munya to open International Peace, Security and Social Enterprise Conference at MKU