The body of the slain LGBTQ activist Edwin Kiprotich Kiptoo alias Chiloba has been moved from Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital morgue in Eldoret to his father's home in Sergoit village, Elgeyo Marakwet for his burial.
From the pictures shared courtesy of Daily Nation, Chiloba's body was received by a number of his relatives including sisters, brothers, and his friends, and is set to be buried the same day in Sergoit.
"We are now heading home straight for a family service then the burial ceremony will follow thereafter," Chiloba's cousin Gladys Chiri stated at MTRH
There was a somber mood as relatives and friends broke down as Chiloba's body was lifted into a waiting hearse
Earlier, Gladys Chiri had warned Kenyans against referring to him as a member of the LGBTQ family, saying that Kenyans should give the family a humble time to lay him.
Chiloba's body was found murdered and stashed in a metal box that was dumped at a village near Kipkaren on the outskirts of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu County.
Already, a number of suspects have been arrested and arraigned in court pending the hearing and determination.
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