NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – Police are investigating an incident in which a 27 year old woman was found dead in a swimming pool at the Hilton hotel Thursday morning.
The woman is said to have left her American boyfriend who is a pilot in the room when she went swimming at 5.00 am, according to Nairobi Police Boss Japheth Koome.
“The incident took place when the woman who is Kenyan and her boyfriend were at the Hilton hotel where they had checked in at dawn. They had been partying during the night and had frequented two clubs in Westlands,” he said.
Police say it is the boyfriend and another lady who discovered the body in the swimming pool when they went to check.
“The three were in their room when the lady decided to go for a swim. The boyfriend and the other friend later came out and found her in the swimming pool,” he explained.
Koome indicated that the police will record statements from the American boyfriend, the other lady and hotel staff.
When Capital FM News visited the Hotel, the guards were tight lipped over the incident but stated that “the police had already been there and finished their business.”