MAN MYSTERIOUSLY DIES AFTER FALLING FROM AN AVOCADO TREE IN KEUMBU

The father of three who was a boda-boda rider at Keumbu stage 2 succumbed to his injuries after he fell from an avocado tree. The person who had come buy the avocados allegedly ran after the accident.

MAN MYSTERIOUSLY DIES AFTER FALLING FROM AN AVOCADO TREE IN KEUMBU
Residents at the scene.

Credit:Daniel Ontiri

Grief has engulfed the residents of Gesere village in Kerera location, Nyaribari Chache constituency in Kisii County, after a man succumbed to his injuries after he fell from an avocado tree.

Mokayas widow.

Patrick Mokaya Ontonyi, a father to three kids, on Tuesday 14th,had received a visitor who wanted to buy avocados. The buyer handed him money and requested him to pluck him avocados from a tree in his compound.

The branch which Mokaya stepped on leading to the fall 

Mokaya climbed the tree and had already plucked several avocados before he accidentally slipped and got seriously injured. He was rushed to Keumbu Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.

The buyer allegedly ran after the incident since he feared people would blame him. Mokaya’s death was confirmed by Keumbu Hospital Health Administrator, Michael Kaguru.

Mokaya was a motorist at Keumbu stage two and has left behind a wife and three kids.