Police officer sergeant Kenei has been described as a hardworking man who went about his work dutifully and diligently.
Those who know him describe sergeant Kenei as soft a spoken and amicable personality who got along with every one.
He was one of the 4 officers who guarded DP’s office at Harambee Annex on the day former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa and two foreigners are said to have visited the premise for 23 minutes.
Police report indicate he went missing on Tuesday, February 18. He was required to record a statement over the Sh 39 billion fake firearm tender allegedly executed at DP’s office and Department of Defense DoD.
His neighbors described him as a kind man who got along well with them at their estate in Imara Daima.
Kenei was found with a gunshot that ripped though his temple hitting the wall in what preliminary investigation indicate it was made to look like suicide.
On the table was a suicide note reading “Call my cousin Ben 0701141* and brother 07202741**”
Police are yet to established the authenticity of the suicide note.
A pistol loaded with 11 rounds, lay beside him with one spent cartridge.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has began investigations to unravel the mystery behind the cruel-some murder of the officer.
Deputy President William Ruto has described Sergeant Kenei as a disciplined officer who loved his work. He has called for speedy investigation into the incident.
“Deeply saddened by the death of Sergent Kipyegon Kenei who worked in my Harambee House Annex Office. Kenei was a disciplined young police officer. I urge the relevant authorities to conduct a thorough investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding his death,” he tweeted.