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GSU Cadet Dies After Drowning During Swimming Training Session

A General Service Unit (GSU) officer cadet has died at the GSU Training School in Embakasi, Nairobi. 

The cadet, 37-year-old Wycliff Geresa died after drowning during a swimming training session at the training center. 

A police report indicated that the deceased was taking a swimming lessons with other cadets when he sunk into the pool. 

“Today the 18/05/2022 at around 16.30 hrs his course men NCO’s special SOP course were having a swimming lesson when one cadet namely No. 89639 C/IP Wycliff Geresa Kisii male adult aged 37 years who was swimming with other cadets sunk into the swimming pool,” course officer Gideon Mbusya said in a statement. 

GSU cadets in action PHOTO/COURTESY

Geresa was rushed to Riara Hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival. 

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His body was taken to Kenyatta University morgue awaiting a post-mortem.

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