British Soldier Dies Mysteriously In Girlfriend’s Apartment In Kenya

David Jones who is in his 30s is reportedly to have visited Joyce Nyakinyua’s house on Saturday evening.

Photo of British soldiers inside Joyce  Nyakinyua’s house on Saturday night


According to a report by start media, Laikipia East police boss James Kithuka said Jones had complained of a headache shortly before his death.

“He told the longtime girlfriend that he had a severe headache before vomiting. He later collapsed and died,” Kithuka said.

The reports are rife that the soldier might have died after taking sex enhancement drugs.

Jones’ body was picked up by a British Army ambulance and was reportedly taken to Nairobi for postmortem.

His colleagues camped at the scene as they waited on word of what transpired.

British soldiers training in Laikipia and Samburu counties have been involved in scandalous affairs with local women.

A senior official at the camp in Nanyuki town said soldiers are now allowed to engage with women in their houses as it is considered gross misconduct.

After news of the death spread, a coded message seen by the Star was sent to all British soldiers asking them to return to the camp.

Another message indicated that officials will issue a statement on the death once due process is followed.

In 2015, another soldier was reported missing only to be found 10 days later in a woman’s house at Nanyuki’s Majengo estate.

The exhausted looking young soldier was reportedly deported to the UK immediately.

Read more: Laikipia police search for missing UK soldier

In 2012, the body of a 21-year-old woman was found in one of a Nanyuki hotel sewerage system after she was allegedly killed by two soldiers who gang-raped her.

It is believed the soldiers were with their regiment in the area when Agnes Wanjiru-Wanjiku, an alleged sex worker, disappeared on 31 March.

Her decomposed body was discovered on June 5 in the grounds of a hotel in Nanyuki.

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