- October 19, 2019
- Posted by: p mulee
The mother and daughter drowned on September 29 after the vehicle they were in, a Toyota ISIS car, slid off the MV Harambee and plunged into the Indian Ocean.
It took rescuers, the Kenya Navy and Subsea Services of South Africa, 13 days to retrieve the wreckage of the car with their bodies from the seabed.When the wreck was pulled out, the two bodies were found still in an embraced position, indicating that they breathed their last while locked together.
A post-mortem conducted on the bodies at Jocham Hospital mortuary in Mombasa revealed that the two died out of suffocation.
On Friday night, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his team transported the bodies of from Mombasa to Makueni for the burial.
Meanwhile, the family of Mariam Kighenda has vowed to sue the Kenya Ferry Services for negligence over her death and that of her daughter Amanda even as President Uhuru cracked the weep on KFS management.
Spokesperson Luka Mbati on Wednesday evening said they will follow legal proceedings after the government confirmed that the two drowned