By now you have heard the story of the young man whose skeleton – not even lifeless body, but skeleton – was found on the roof of his mother’s house in Embakasi’s Nyayo Estate.
The mother, Lucy Kina Munyi says her dead son, Peter Njagi, was known to sneak out of school and disappear for long periods of time. So when he went missing they did not see it as a big deal. They knew he would show up eventually.
“Out of my four children, he is the only one who gave me a difficult time, he even changed secondary schools because of his behaviour,” the mum said.
Defending herself on how she never, ever smelt the stench of the son’s decaying body, Lucy said,
“Those questioning why I did not feel any stench don’t know what they are talking about. I wish they knew the design on my house. The upper floor where the skeleton was discovered is made of thick concrete slab and there is no ventilation from above.”
According to the Nairobian, Peter’s body was discovered by his cousin Nicassio Mbogo, who was visiting. He stumbled on the skeletal remains when he went up to the ceiling to check on the water tank.
Preliminary investigation by the pathologist indicate that the remains don’t exhibit any signs of physical injury or strangulation. However, investigations are awaiting a forensic report on the same.