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Veteran Journalist Reported Missing Found Dead, Body Traced To Naivasha District Hospital Mortuary

Veteran Health and Science journalist Gatonye Gathura, who was reported missing on October 26, 2021, has been found dead.

Gathura’s lifeless body was traced to Naivasha District Hospital mortuary.

Police reports revealed that on October 26 the deceased's body was registered at the morgue as an “unknown male adult."

Police now say that Gathura’s body was found abandoned along Naivasha-Mai Mahiu Road on the fateful day he disappeared.

One month after his body was booked at Naivasha mortuary as an “unknown male adult”, the Registrar of Persons analysed his finger prints to identify him on Thursday.

Police believed that the veteran Journalist might have been strangled to death. A copper wire was removed from his neck, when his body was discovered by the roadside in Kihoto Estate in Naivasha.

Naivasha Sub-County Police Commander Samuel Waweru stated no identification credentials were found on his possession.

The deceased , who worked for the standard and Nation sometimes back, owned a Health and Science blog known as Rocket Science (

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