• Initially, police and pedestrians had thought the woman collapsed and died out of natural causes
CCTV surveillance footage showing the exact moment Lilian Waithera a staff at the NHIF fund has emerged.
In the video, Lilian is seen leaving a building alongside a friend before she 'slumps'.
People close by are seen looking as if there is a commotion.
Lilian was shot at 13 minutes and 3 seconds past 5 pm on Monday the 13th of February.
Check out the video below
Witnesses and police said sheInitially, police and pedestrians had thought the woman collapsed and died out of natural causes
She then collapsed and lost her breath. Her colleagues who were with her called an ambulance which arrived in time but the responders declared her dead at the scene.
Her husband has spoken out. In an interview on Citizen, he wondered about the circumstances surrounding her death.
"Hii ni jambo ambalao imetupata kwa mshtuko hakuna sababu hata pale kazi alikuwa mtu mchanganufu, hata kwa wafanyi kazi wenzake, hakuna sababu yoyote ile ambayo unaweza weka kusema kwamba labda kuna mtu alikuwa anamfuata."
Another family member added, "I wouldn't say Mary had any known enemies that would do this so it was actually a shocker, I guess more investigations need to be done."
The woman had walked from Upper Hill offices to CBD, and at one point said her chest hurt. The 46-year-old woman was said to have been shot from an elevated angle according to police investigations.
Initially, police and pedestrians had thought the woman collapsed and died out of natural causes but an autopsy was done and found a bullet lodged in her lungs. She worked at the registry department, officials said.
The bullet had been fired from an elevated angle and went into the body through the collarbone before stopping in the lungs.
The body was moved from Nairobi Hospital to Kenyatta University mortuary where the post-mortem was conducted by a group of pathologists who declared the case of death as shooting.
Nairobi regional police commander Adamson Bungei said the bullet head was handed to ballistic experts for analysis, according to the Star newspaper.
“We do not know how and why the bullet was fired and by who. We have a team working on the case,” he said.