• April 20, 2024
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Nakuru Doctor Who ‘Poisoned’ His Children Died by Ingesting Medicine Substance – Post-Mortem Reveals

Nakuru Doctor Who ‘Poisoned’ His Children Died by Ingesting Medicine Substance – Post-Mortem Reveals

The postmortem conducted on the body of Nakuru Doctor James Gakara has revealed that he died from ingesting a substance suspected to be medicine.

Dr. Gakara was found dead together with his two children at his home apartment in Nakuru, and has since been suspected to have caused the death of his two children aged 3 and 5.

The doctor died on September 22, while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital.

Gakara was taken to the hospital unconscious having been found lying in his residential place in Milimani area of Nakuru together with dead bodies of his children.

Nakuru County Police Commander Beatrice Kiragui said that the investigations revealed that the doctor had injected the children with an unknown drug before attempting suicide behind the closed doors of his home.

She added thatr used syringes and an assortment of drugs were found in the crime scene.

The police also indicated that the bodies of the children had no physical injuries, building more suspicion around the case.

Dylan Gakara 5 and Karuana Gakara 3 , Dr. James Gakara’s children, were found dead inside their apartment on Saturday night with their father unconscious who has since been receiving treatment at the Nakuru level 5 Hospital.

Mary Gakara, the doctor’s sister on Monday, September 20, 2021 expressed her discontent with how police had handled her brother’s case stating that the family is suspecting foul play.

She stated that the firsthand information the family received did not match with the police reports.

According to the Nation, Mary disclosed that she had faith that the brother loves his family and would not do such an act to them leave alone committ suicide .

“I know my brother very well .He would do anything to protect his children .He is also not the kind of person to commit such an act,” she said.

However, Dr. Gakara’s sister asked the police to tackle the issue more closely alleging that someone else might be responsible for the killing of her niece and nephew.

“Someone wants to frame him in the murder. We want the investigations expedited and everything should be done thoroughly, “she added.

Adding to her frustration, Ms. Gakara questioned why the police removed the bodies of the children quickly without the presence of any family member.

She also disputed police claims that the doctor had confessed to killing his children stating that the people present at the scene said that her brother was unconscious when he was picked up and taken to the Nakuru level 5 Hospital.

According to neighbors and friends, the doctor did not show any signs of stress or distress as he was always with his wife and children.

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