A Class Two Kenyan boy has allegedly committed suicide under mysterious circumstances.
The eight-year-old pupil killed himself at his parents' home in Ikonyero village in Lurambi Constituency, Kakamega County.
The body of the boy was found hanging from the roof of their bathroom with a rope tied around his neck.
Speaking to journalists, the boy’s mother says his son's body was discovered by children who were playing near the outdoor bathroom.
Kakamega OCPD David Kabena says the reason why the Ikonyero Primary School pupil took his own life is yet to be established.
The body of the deceased has been moved to the Kakamega County Teaching and Referral mortuary pending a postmortem examination.
Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances leading to the boy's action.