Double tragedy in Maragua as 70-year-old granny dies at her son's grave site while villagers were digging the grave for the son to be buried tomorrow.
It is reported that the old lady had gone to inspect the site when she suddenly collapsed and died.
Maragua Sub-County Deputy police commissioner who confirmed the incident said that police are currently investigating the matter.
"It is a double tragedy. We got a report that the old woman collapsed and died at her son's grave site that was being prepared for his planned burial tomorrow Thursday," He said.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased the elderly woman was suffering from hypertension.
The body of the deceased was moved to Maragua Sub-County hospital mortuary for postmortem.
Police have since launched investigations to unravel the conditions under which the deceased collapses and died mysteriously.
The incident was registered at the nearby police station under OB xx/8/12/2021 at 4:54pm by the area’s assistant chief.
The latest development comes barely two months when a similar incident happened in Nyeri.
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