Fidel Odinga's death remains a mystery
07 January 2015, 10:02
Nairobi - Pathologists are expected to conduct more laboratory tests on the body of Fidel Odinga after preliminary autopsy failed to reveal the cause of his death.
The autopsy was conducted Tuesday at Lee Funeral Home, and lasted for close to 10 hours under the watch of Chief Government Pathologist Johansen Oduor, Senator James Orengo and the deceased’s uncle Oburu Odinga, The Standard reported.
Government pathologist Dorothy Njeru who led the team that conducted the autopsy said they had agreed to proceed to laboratory examination and that they would begin right away.
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Fidel, the eldest son of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, was found dead on Sunday at his Karen home under mysterious circumstances.
He was described as a healthy individual and prior to his death had been in high spirits and a jovial mood.
He will be buried this Saturday at the Odinga's Bondo home after a requiem mass at the All Saints Cathedral Thursday in Nairobi.
There will be a body viewing session at the Lee Funeral home Wednesday and a similar one in Kisumu and Bondo Friday.
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