•"She was a strong woman but after the deaths, she would come to the homestead and never speak to anyone." -Felix Nthiga

Gladys Embu grandmother to Kianjokoma brothers Emmanuel Mutura and Benson Njiru who were murdered for breaking curfew rules is dead.

The 94-year-old woman succumbed to high blood pressure caused by depression which came about after learning of her grandsons' deaths.

Speaking at their family home in Kithangari villageFelix Nthiga, the uncle and family spokesperson, said grandmother Gladys Embu was close to the boys and went mute when she learned of the boys' demise.

"She was the only surviving grandmother and was very close to the boys. She was a strong woman but after the deaths, she would come to the homestead and never speak to anyone," Nthiga said

She will be laid to rest tomorrow.

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