22-year-old Belinda Akeyo Achieng, a fourth-year Bachelor of Education student at Masinde Muliro University was Wednesday found lying lifeless on Wednesday in a rented house with blood oozing from her mouth and private parts. This brings the total number of students who have died in the institution for the past eight months to six.
Source: The Standard
Charles Ochieng’, a witness, said Belinda went missing on Tuesday evening. Ochieng alerted the caretaker about the incident as her door was locked from inside. One of her close friends who sought anonymity, told The Standard Belinda called her with a private number, something she found peculiar.
”She asked me if it read her name [sic], I told her it was a private number. She said it was okay and disconnected her phone. That was the last time we spoke,” she said.
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The institution has recently seen a spate of such mysterious deaths. Fouzia Adan, 22, was found dead in her house under unknown circumstances. Sydney Ogeto, 21, on 18th June was found dead also in his house. He had just sat for his final examination. Peter Kamotho, 25, was found dead in a rental house at Kenfico estate. February 10th, the body of Clement Omollo, a fourth-year student was found dumped with head injuries near a timber yard.
The County commander of Kakamega, Bernad Muli said they were conducting investigations to establish the cause of the untimely death of Belinda Akeyo.