Family, friends and Nyeri residents are yet to come to terms with the mysterious death of the wife of Nyeri MCA Eric Mwangi.
Catherine Nyambura’s lifeless body was retrieved from the Hohwe dam in Mathira on May 25.
Police detectives are investigating the cause of her death.
Mwangi, who is the Konyu Ward representative was one of the people interrogated over death.
Nyeri governor Mutahi Kahiga sent his condolences saying,
“I SEND MY HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO MHESHIMIWA ERIC MWANGI WAMUMBI MCA KONYU ON THE SAD DEMISE OF CATHERINE NYAMBURA, HIS LOVING WIFE AND DOTTING MOTHER OF THEIR TWO SONS. THE PAIN OF LOSING A SPOUSE IS A HUGE BURDEN TO BEAR BUT WITH GOD’S EVER-PRESENT HELP, MHESHIMIWA WILL OVERCOME THIS TRAGEDY. MAY HER SOUL REST IN ETERNAL PEACE.”
Deputy President William Ruto also condoled with the family.
HE TWEETED, “MY HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO HON. ERIC MWANGI MCA KONYU WARD IN NYERI COUNTY, FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF YOUR WIFE, CATHERINE NYAMBURA. MAY GOD GIVE YOU STRENGTH AS YOU MOURN THE MOTHER OF YOUR TWO YOUNG BOYS. REST IN PEACE, CATHERINE NYAMBURA.”
Here are photos of the MCA and his late wife in happier times.