Mombasa Law Courts Principal Magistrate Elvis Michieka has on Monday been pronounced dead at the Karen Hospital in Nairobi.
Though it is not clear what killed him, he has been receiving treatment for the past two weeks.
Supreme Court Judge David Maraga has eulogized Michieka as a devoted judicial officer with exceptional diligence and dedication.
“Just last month he was interviewed for promotion and had been awaiting the results of the exercise,” Justice Maraga said in a statement.
More details to follow …