Body of a police Officer who died while rescuing a drowning boy retrieved In Mwingi

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A photo of the dam where the two bodies of a police officer and a boy were retrieved in Mwingi (Photo-Juline/Mauvoo)

The Body of a police officer who drowned while trying to save a boy that had also drowned at a dam while swimming in Endui area, Mwingi central has been retrieved. The boy’s body was also retrieved.

The police officer tried to save the boy on Saturday but his body would not be seen. Police officers and residents intervened and managed to remove the two bodies today.

According to residents the boy had gone swimming in the dam when he got stuck and the police officer offered help but unfortunately, he drowned and died.

The Bodies were taken to Mwingi Level 4 hospital morgue awaiting autopsy.