A female fourth year Kabianga university Communication and Public Relations student committed suicide this week because she suspected her boyfriend was cheating on her.

Hellen Nyambura’s body was found on Wednesday hanging from a rope tied to the ceiling in her Chepnyogaa residence not too far from the university.

According to Belgut OCPD Gerald Mbae, her body was found around 11am after the police were alerted of the incident by Mobebi chief, Reuben Serem.

Hellen Nyambura

“She had no other injuries other than those caused by the nylon rope around her neck. Initial reports point to romantic relationship [problems] but we are still investigating the circumstances under which she took her life.” Mr Mbae said.

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According to Mary Matsitsa, a close neighbor who also used to attend Kabianga University, Nyambura left an unfinished meal which may have been prepared before she committed suicide. She also added that the late Nyambura leaves behind one daughter and claimed that this was not the first time she had tried to take her life, she attempted suicide while in second year as well.


A close friend of hers claimed that Hellen Nyambura had suspicions that her boyfriend was cheating on her.