Woman commits suicide in Naivasha after being diagnosed of Cancer

A 40-year Old woman from Olkalau Naivasha, Nakuru county, has taken her own life after being diagnosed of breast cancer.

Purity Muthoni the deceased is said to have been diagnosed of the deadly disease at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)

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According to the sister, the deceased received results that she was suffering from breast cancer and she went into depression before committing suicide.

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Ms Muthoni is said to have waited until the sister had gone to work before using a rope to commit suicide.

Neighbors who spoke to journalists said that the deceased have been telling her friends that she did not wish to undergo the painful stages of cancer.

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Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru who confirmed the incident said police had collected her body and taken it to the Naivasha Mortuary.

This comes at a time when Kenyans wants the Government to declare cancer a national disaster.


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