The body of a 23-year-old Egerton University student who went missing on Saturday last week has been found.
Edward Chege, a student at the Njoro based campus was found at the university’s’ botanical gardens on Monday morning.
He is suspected to have committed suicide.
According to Njoro Sub-county police commander Jonathan Kisaka, Chege had been battling depression for some time.
“He had even tried to take his life in several occasions.
His friends got suspicious after he went missing from his rented house 100 meters from the university,” Kisaka said.
A search at the botanical garden, where he used to frequent led to the discovery of his body.
Kisaka called on students battling depression to seek help as opposed to keeping to themselves.
“Depression is real.”
The body was taken to the Egerton University Funeral Home.