Maryanne Ngumbu, who was found murdered alongside IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando, was strangled by use of a rope, a postmortem result shows.
“Maryanne Ngumbu’s cause of death was ligature strangulation,” Chief government pathologist Johansen Oduor revealed Thursday 1pm.
Maryanne Ngumbu’s postmortem was conducted Thursday, August 3; a day after Msando’s autopsy.
Msando’s cause of death was strangulation, a post-mortem examination conducted on Wednesday revealed.
“He died from strangulation and he also had incisions on his right arm, but the rest of the body was intact,” said Chief government pathologist Johansen Oduor on Wednesday.
Msando’s postmortem examination at Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi, which was conducted between 12pm and 4pm, was also witnessed by a private pathologist and some of Mr Msando’s relatives.
Msando went missing on Friday evening (July 30) and his body was found alongside that of Maryanne Ngumbu at Muguga Forest in Kikuyu on Saturday.
Investigations into the murder of the two continue, with acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i saying the best detectives are on the case.
Maryanne Ngumbu hailed from Gachie, Kiambu County, and had just completed her studies at the Kenya Medical Training College, Karen campus.
Ngumbu was awaiting graduation penciled in for December, 2017.
Ngumbu and Msando had reportedly had drinks through Friday evening, when they were allegedly accosted and killed by unknown people.