Man dies in a Matatu along Wote – Makindu road


A 67-year-old man has died while aboard a public vehicle from Wote in Makueni county. The man was heading to his home in Mavindini after being discharged from Makueni referral hospital.

The incident happened on reaching Makueni boys high school along Wote-Makindu road leaving other passengers in shock.

Makueni sub-county police commander Timothy Maina confirmed the appalling incident on the phone.

He told Mauvoo news that the man has been receiving treatment for throat cancer for some time and he had just been discharged.

His relatives in the vehicle were shocked to realize he had died forcing them to cut short their journey.

Police from Makueni police station were called to the scene to assess and process the scene. The body of the man was then moved to Makueni level four hospital mortuary for preservation awaiting burial.

The other passengers were able to resume their journey later on.

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