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Woman commits suicide in Likoni, Mombasa

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[Locals gather outside the Crime scene at Mwatsalafu area in Likoni where a woman committed suicide on Friday. Photo/Courtesy].

A 31 year old woman has committed suicide in Likoni area Mombasa County.

According to police, Rebecca Mulongo Koikai returned home early Saturday morning and sent her child to a nearby food vendor to by some food before she took a rope and hanged herself right inside their single room.

“We are yet to establish what triggered the incident but police are already pursuing any leads that may help us unleash what pushed Koikai to take away her own life,” disclosed the police officers from Likoni police station.

Unconfirmed reports says Koikai has been engaging in sexwork activities along the Texas Street some few metres from the Likoni ferry channel, and actually she had just returned home after a busy night before she took away her own life

“We have also heard the same statements from the neighbours but as at now we cannot confirm such allegations,” the police further revealed.

The deceased used to live with her twin sister and the 4 year old child at Mwatsalafu area within Likoni Sub County.

Police have taken Rebecca’s body to the Coast Teaching and Referral General Hospital morgue.

Police are still investigating the incident.