Government pathologist Johansen Oduor has revealed that Edwin Chiloba was suffocated with a pair of jeans, speaking to the press at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret, he said the Deceased died of asphyxiation, a process where one gets deprived of oxygen.
“From our findings, the late Edwin died out of asphyxia which is caused by smothering He had a piece of trouser tied around the nose and mouth. He had socks stuffed in his mouth. He had Cyanosis, when you look at his fingernails, they were bluish in colour which shows that he lacked oxygen when he died.”
He had no other injuries, according to Oduor, who also said that more samples had been taken to determine whether he had been drugged before he was murdered and that his eyes had not been gouged out as early tests had suggested.
Edwin Chiloba’s body was discovered in a metallic box. According to a witness, a motorist dropped the box along Kipenyo-Katinga Road before speeding away.
Jackton Odhiambo, believed to be Chiloba’s lover, was arrested and named as the main suspect.