LGBTQ activist Edwin Kiprotich alias Chiloba was choked with socks in his mouth, according to government pathologist Dr. Johansen Oduor.
Speaking to the press on Wednesday, January 11, Dr. Oduor affirmed that the late fashion model was also stuffed with a jeans trouser in his mouth. He later died after losing breath.
"We did an autopsy on the body of Edwin Kiprotich and we found that he died from choking as a result of his nose and mouth being sealed. He could not breath and died shortly after."part of the statement reads.
The chief pathologist said he found that the body was decomposed but during the exercise, they discovered pieces of clothes.
He said at the time of death the deceased was not getting enough oxygen in his brain which was swollen.He also had some injuries in the mouth.
Police are planning to arraign the prime suspect, 24-year-old Nairobi -based freelance photographer Jackton Odhiambo.
The suspect said he murdered Chiloba as revenge for betraying him.
Odhiambo who had been staying with the deceased for a period of one year in Eldoret was arrested on Friday as the main suspect in the murder.The two lived together as husband and wife.
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