Patient Turns Violent, Breaks Window And Uses Glass To Cut His Throat In Suicide Mission In Pangani – Eagle News Feed

Crime scene

Crime scene

A patient who had been admitted to a private hospital turned violent before he died by suicide in Nairobi’s Pangani area.

The patient had been brought to Crescent Community Hospital along Muratina Road on Sunday after he was involved in a road accident in the area involving a motorcycle, which overturned injuring his head and hand.

While at the hospital, the patient identified as Anthony Macharia, 30 turned violent scaring nurses who were attending to him.

According to police and witnesses, the patient then broke a glass window and used the broken glasses to stab and slit his neck.

An alarm was raised at the hospital in an effort to help the bleeding patient.

The medical personnel and security present rushed to rescue him from his injuries in vain.

Police said Macharia said the man bled to death and they had not known the motive of the incident.

A team of detectives visited the scene and moved the body to the mortuary pending autopsy and further investigations.

Cases of suicide have been on the rise in the past months at an alarming rate amid calls to address the trend.

Jay Ndungu

Jay is a computer scientist and journalist with a passion for the intersection of technology and society. He has a background in computer science, developing a deep understanding of the technical aspects of the industry, including programming languages and software development methodologies. Currently, He writes for Nairobi Times, covering a wide range of topics including technology, politics, sports, and entertainment. With his unique combination of technical knowledge and journalistic experience, Jay brings a unique perspective to the stories he covers, able to explain complex technical concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. His work is dedicated to bridge the gap between technology and society, and to make people more aware of the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

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