A body of a medical intern who had been missing was found in his house in Kangundo, Machakos County.
Police said Fredrick Wambua’s decomposed body was found dangling in his bedroom Saturday.
They suspect suicide as the cause of his death.
The deceased, a medicine student at Moi University was attached to Kangundo Level 4 hospital as an intern.
Police said a doctor at Kangundo Level 4 Hospital reported to Kangundo police station that one of their interns, Dr. Fredrick Wambua, 29, had died by suicide in his rented house.
Police went to the scene and found the body hanging on the wall on an electric cable.
A suicide note believed to have been written by the deceased was recovered from the scene.
Police took the body to the local morgue pending autopsy.
Police are yet to disclose details of the suicide note.
He lived alone in the house.
The deceased had reportedly gone missing for three days.
Suicide is a leading cause of death nowadays, officials say.
The World Health Organisation says such cases are attributed to joblessness, death, academic failures or pressures, legal difficulties and financial difficulties.
Other reasons are bullying, previous suicide attempts, history of suicide in a family, alcoholism and substance misuse, depression and bipolar disorder.
WHO rates suicide as a serious global public health issue that is among the top 20 leading causes of death worldwide.