Police in Nairobi have opened a probe into an incident in which a woman died while spending the night with her brother-in-law at a lodging.
The 42-year-old woman from Nairobi's Kasarani estate is said to have developed complications and was pronounced dead on arrival at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Daily Nation reported.
The deceased's brother-in-law, 45, had traveled to Nairobi from Malindi, Kilifi County the previous day, according to police.
He arrived in the capital at around 7:30 pm and met his sister-in-law before the two proceeded to Graceland Hotel along Dubois Road where they booked a room for the night.
“The woman developed complications and started coughing and vomiting,” police said in a statement.
Using a taxi, the man rushed her to KNH where doctors declared her dead upon arrival and later reported the incident at Central Police Station under OB14/24/9/2020.
The woman's body was moved to KNH mortuary pending a postmortem examination as police continue to investigate the cause of death.