Assistant Inspector-General of Police William Sing’oei is dead.
Sing’oei was reportedly found dead at his house in Embakasi Garrison, Nairobi on Wednesday morning.
The Standard reports that he was found dead on his bed after his juniors failed to reach him via phone on Tuesday night and early Wednesday.
Officers at the Embakassi Military Barracks went to his house located within the facility where they broke in and found his lifeless body, a glass of water, and some medicines.
His death was confirmed by Nairobi regional police commander Augustine Nthumbi.
Before he was appointed Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Sing'oei served as a deputy commandant of the GSU and Deputy Director in charge of security at the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).
The cause of his death was not immediately established and his body was taken to a mortuary pending a postmortem examination.
Detectives have launched an investigation into his death.