Kipsigis Girls Deputy Principal Collapses and Dies.
Sylvia Ngetich, the deputy principal of Kipsigis Girls High School, passed unexpectedly on Friday morning following a collapse at her residence.
Ngetich was discovered unconscious in her bedroom, according to Peter Mutuma, the Kericho East Officer Commanding Police Division, in an interview with Kenyans.co.ke.
She was taken to the hospital right away, and when they arrived, they pronounced her dead.
After that, her body was sent to the mortuary of Siloam Hospital while an autopsy was conducted.
Police have yet to announce her cause of death and believed that the postmortem would shed more light on the incident.
Meanwhile, the Kericho County Directorate of Criminal Investigations launched an investigation into the case.
The school principal, Christine Chumba, however, declined to comment on the matter and urged the public to be patient as police continue with investigations.
Even though she disclosed to the OCPD that Ngetich had earlier been diagnosed with low blood pressure.
Chumba added that the deceased had even gone for a medical check-up earlier, according to those privy to the case.
Kipsigis Girls High School fraternity mourned their teacher by sharing condolence messages on social media platforms.
Ngetich’s death came at a time when the school was wrapping up its first week of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) National examinations.
The exams are scheduled to end on November 24, 2023.
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