Police probe death of Mombasa lawyer who jumped from gov’t building

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Mombasa,KENYA: Police in Mombasa have commenced investigations after a Mombasa lawyer killed himself by jumping from a government building .

Sammy Omutiti Onyanzo, 69, had walked into lands office situated on the 8th floor of building and asked to peruse a file.

According to eye witnesses, he later proceeded up to 10th floor of the building before jumping to his death through a window.

Mombasa County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo confirmed the incident, saying the lawyer succumbed while being rushed to Pandya hospital.