Police in Nandi South sub-county have retrieved a body of a twenty two year old man at river Toretmoi in Tanki village Kapsaos location where the deceased had gone to take a bath on Wednesday evening.
Nandi south police Boss John Owuoth confirmed the incident saying he received the sad news on Wednesday evening hours that there was a body which had been found in the river in Toretmoi where they rushed to the scene and confirmed the news.
Owuoth said it is suspected that the deceased was trying to bath as there was a bathing manilla and a soap at the scene when he accidently slide on the rocks and fell down hitting his head on the rocks where he died on the spot.
“The deceased was bleeding from the mouth and the nose due to the head injuries he suffered” he said
He said that the police retrieved the body from the scene and took it to Kapsabet county referral Hospital mortuary to await postmortem as investigation has been launched.
He has urged Toretmoi residents to be calm and give the police time to investigate the matter saying they are working around the clock to establish the real cause of his mysterious death.