Police launch investigations into circumstances that led to death of a Baby in Kisii hospital

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BY CORRESPONDENT,KISII,17TH JUNE 2018-Police have launched investigation into circumstances surrounding death of  a 1 year old child in Kisii referral hospital.

According to the family ,Jennifer Kemunto, had a growth in her nostril and was to undergo surgery before she passed on.

The father, Keffer Nyamari, has pointed an accusing finger at the doctors at the facility for negligence .He  claims that the baby’s health deteriorated after she was given an injection which caused her death.

“My baby was in good health except that growth and this was not the cause of her death since she was never operated,” said Kefer.

According to acting Kisii Police Commander Moris Asila, the parents recorded their statements at the police station and an investigation is ongoing to ascertain Jennifer’s death.

“The family came to the police station and reported that their baby had died at the hospital due to overdose and as per now the matter has been forwarded to the DCIO. We are investigating and we will be able to give our findings in due course,” said Asila.

An official at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital meanwhile has promised to look into the matter.


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