Juja Dam drowning: Woman’s identity revealed after fatal incident – Photos
The identity of a woman who died alongside a businessman in Titanic Dam, Juja, in Kiambu County, has finally been revealed.
Ms Fridah Warau Kamuyu, 22, who recently graduated from university, was the lady in the motor vehicle alongside Mr Tirus Maina Gikonyo, 39, who was identified two days later.
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The family of Ms Warau, on the afternoon of Thursday, January 26, 2023, managed to identify the lady whose body has been lying in the mortuary for over a week now.
“Rest easy,” Ms Mary Wamuyu, the deceased’s sister, posted on her social media accounts as she mourned her sister’s death.
Two days after the accident, Mr Maina was positively identified by his wife Ms Margaret Kiiru, who said that she believed that the woman who was with her husband at the time of death was a business partner.
The bodies of the two victims were retrieved from the dam by divers. The vehicle, a Nissan X-Trail, registration number KCM 033C, was also retrieved from the dam on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, and towed to Mugutha Police Station.
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Witnesses said that the woman’s body was the first to be retrieved from the dam.
The witnesses also said they saw the car parked near the dam for some time before it finally plunged into the waters.
Two days after the deadly accident, Nairobi News searched the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) records, showing that the vehicle was registered under Magari Africa.
Nairobi News reached out to the company, and an official said the vehicle was sold to Mr Maina three years ago.
Ms Kiiru has been sharing videos mourning the death of her husband as she shared images that captured moments they spent together.
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