A veteran journalist found dead, what killed him?!

Mystery surrounds the death of a veteran journalist Gatonye Gathura whose decomposing body was discovered lying in Naivasha sub-county hospital mortuary.

The body of the health and science journalist has accidentally been lying in the morgue for a month before the kins were informed by the police on Thursday 25th November 2021.

According to the report by police, the deceased was murdered by strangulation before the body was dumped along Naivasha -mai mahiu road in October.

For months the road has been turned into a dumping ground for bodies killed elsewhere with majority of the victims murdered through strangulation.

Naivasha OCPD Samwel Waweru confirmed the accident, adding that the body was found by the members of public dumped near kihoto estate on the October 26th.

According to the police boss, the deceased body had a wire around his neck confirming that he was murdered elsewhere before it was dumped on a busy road.

Further, stated that the body did not have any identification documents and that they picked his fingerprints which were positively identified by the registrar of persons.

“We collected fingerprints which have confirmed the identity of the deceased and the relatives have positively identified the body,” he said. more

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