Police in Nairobi are investigating the death of a Chinese national whose lifeless body was found in an apartment in Lavington on Wednesday.
The body of 58-year-old Yang Changgui was discovered in a house at Sunshine Court within Lavington's Valley Arcade area, where an assortment of game trophies was also recovered.
“It was reported by one Hoang Thi Diu a Chinese nationality together with Mark Onanu all from Sunshine Court within Lavington Valley Arcade Mbaazi Road that somebody had succumbed while asleep at the residential House No. C13,” reads a police report.
"The deceased, 58, had a visible mark of surgery scar at the pelvis but no other visible injuries. Some medicines were also recovered at the scene.”
Upon conducting a search of the apartment, police recovered 78 pieces of elephant Ivory, two pieces of rhino horns, two pieces of ivory sculptures, a piece of animal skin, 65 pieces of lion teeth and 160 pieces of lion claws.
Also recovered were three sets of communication gadgets, two sets of stamps belonging to Chinese company Hua Xoang Development Limited and a seal belonging to Huang Xiang Development Limited, a Chinese company.
Two phones (Lenovo and Huawei), a printer, two Stanbic Bank cheques and an electric saw were also found in the house.
The deceased’s body was moved to Chiromo mortuary pending an autopsy as investigations into the matter continue.