Joanna Stuchburry died from head injury, reveals autopsy

Autopsy results released on Monday revealed that the late environmentalist Joanna Stuchburry succumbed to head injury and excessive bleeding.

The results read out by Government Pathologist Johanssen Oduor revealed that the last Stuchburry had six gunshot injuries, three on the head, two on the right hand and one on the left hand.

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He continued by confirming that there was tattooing caused by the powder contained in a bullet as investigations kick off to establish the motive of the killers.

Detectives working on the case have already recorded statements from her workers with some confirming threats that she received following her stand on preserving Kiambu forest from land grabbers.

At the scene, detectives were also combing the scene to gather any evidence that may help them speed up the investigation. Immediately after the incident, police were able to collect remains of the bullets and revealed that she was short from close range.

The news comes days after President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed that the government will work around the clock to bring the perpetrators of the crime to book.

“My Government will pursue and apprehend the criminals behind the killing of Joanna. We will not allow few misguided individuals to continue shedding blood of innocent people working hard to make Kenya a better place for all of us. Those are cowardly enemies of our country,” Said President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Berryl Achieng
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