Katali Mutinda fainted and returned to school on Tuesday, July 27, after the July holidays
The deceased was taken to Kenyatta National Hospital – Othaya Annex by a good Samaritan where Mutinda’s death was said to have been a major blow to his family, who reportedly live in extreme poverty.
The Nyeri district in Othaya Boys High district mourns the sudden death of its student Katali Mutinda Kimathi.
Mutinda fainted and returned to school on Tuesday, July 27, after the July holidays. Confirming the incident, Principal Waititu EM said the deceased was a Form Four student at an Othaya regional learning center.
A source close to Nairobi News Now said that after fainting, he was rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital-Othaya Annex by a good Samaritan where he was pronounced dead. Her body was then transferred to Consolata Nursing Home for safekeeping. Mutinda has been described as a humble, hardworking and observant student.
Mutinda’s death has been a major blow to his family, who reportedly live in abject poverty. Nairobi News Now found out that until his death, his education was funded by Equity Bank.
In addition, Mutinda’s mother is bedridden after experiencing health problems three years ago. The source added that Mutinda’s siblings relied heavily on people for their school fees and basic necessities.
Death of Maseno Students
In a separate story, the family of 16-year-old Tom Dockins of Form 2 Blue at Maseno School were thrown into a quagmire following his mysterious death two days to the closing date.
According to father Clinox Ayieko, he spoke to his son at 7pm that night, not knowing that at 3am he would receive a call that would change everything forever. Ayieko said the deputy principal had informed her that her son had been taken to hospital after he complained that he had a headache and that he needed to see her.
When she arrived at the hospital, she found the young man unconscious, and all the medical examinations were bad. When he took Tom to West Kenya Hospital where he lost his life, but initial tests at the hospital showed he had traces of blood in his brain.