Famous Nairobi lawyer found dead in swimming pool
19 August 2015, 14:32
Nairobi - A famous Nairobi lawyer has been found dead in a swimming pool in mysterious circumstances.
Geoffrey Oriaro, was found dead by a swimming pool attendant at the Beach Seafront Chalet Hotel in Mombasa.
His body was discovered at 4.30am.
" He is dead and the body is at a mortuary in Mombasa. We are all shocked," a family member that did not wish to be named told News24.
It is understood that police are investigating the cause of the death and at the moment are taking it as an open matter.
" The consideration is that we are open to any conclusion but there are criminal implications that are being considered," a police officer at the scene told News24 on phone.
The body is currently placed at Pandya Memorial Hospital mortuary
Oriaro was in the news in recent times after he filed a petition that
led to the removal of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission EACC chairman Mumo Matemu and his deputy Irene Keino.
His offices, of the Oriaro and Advocates LTD are located at Uchumi House along Aga Khan Walk in Nairobi.
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