Police find dead cat after breaking into house on suspicion owner had committed suicide

Drama Unfolds in Nyeri Town: Police Respond to Suspected Suicide, Only to Find a Surprising Discovery

On Thursday, July 27, 2023, an intriguing incident unfolded in Nyeri town as police officers responded to a suspected suicide case. Locals had raised concerns about a foul smell emanating from a closed business premise, prompting them to alert the authorities.

The business owner had not been seen for a whole week, and the presence of flies buzzing around the area heightened worries about her well-being. Responding promptly, the police sealed off the shop and proceeded to break the door in order to investigate further.

To the surprise and amusement of the curious onlookers who had gathered at the scene, the police discovered the source of the foul smell – a decomposing carcass of a cat inside the premises. The sigh of relief from the crowd was audible, realizing that their initial fears of a tragic event had been unfounded.

According to some of the residents who spoke to the media, they had feared the worst for the businesswoman, suspecting that she might have taken her own life due to her prolonged absence and the unbearable smell. However, it turned out to be a case of mistaken assumptions.

Interestingly, when contacted, the actual shop owner revealed that she was in Mombasa during the entire period, making it even more mysterious as to what had happened to the unfortunate cat.

As the police carried away the cat’s carcass to an undisclosed location, the relieved residents returned to their daily routines, thankful that the situation was not as dire as they had feared. This peculiar incident will surely be remembered as a memorable day in Nyeri town.