Residents of Kiambogo area in Nakuru County are in shock after one of their own decided to commit suicide. What was even more stupefying is that 18-year-old Dennis Ngugi took his own life in the precincts of his own church!
The teen was found hanging at the altar of PCEA Muthaiti church by faithful as they trooped in for the Sunday service. The initial reports according to a report on KTN news is that Ngugi, who was a form two student, had killed himself after having a disagreement with a classmate.
According to the report, Ngugi left home on Saturday, going to his church where he was attending Baptism classes. He, however, did not return home that day with his relatives thinking that he had slept at his friend’s place.
His grandmother, Jacinta Wanjiku who was his guardian after his mother abandoned him at 9 months, was called by a congregant from PCEA Muthaiti church on Sunday morning. The congregant told her that they had found someone’s lifeless body in the church.
At that instance, Jacinta knew that it was her grandson, Dennis!
Ngugi left a will detailing that his potato farm, three chicken and mobile phone were to go to his uncles. Church members were left wondering what would have caused the teenager to commit suicide inside the church?