Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – Chief Government Pathologist, Johansen Oduor, has ruled out the possibility of the man who died inside his burning car in Buru Buru last week being planted in the car dead.
According to autopsy results, Terrance Korir had soot in his on his airways and around the lungs, an indication that he was alive and breathing as he burnt and that he took long in the car before he died.
“He inhaled a lot of soot, an indication that he took a lot of time in the car before he died because we saw discoloration of tissues.
“This happens when you inhale more carbon monoxide,” the Chief Government Pathologist said.
“This is not a person who was planted dead in the fire.”
“He was alive when he was burning,” he added.
This rules out the narrative that the 36 year old banker could have been killed elsewhere, then planted in the burning car.
According to police reports, there was no indication of movement or that he had attempted to escape pointing to possible suicide.
The car’s interior was extensively damaged by the fire but the exterior, including the tires, were intact.
The car a Subaru Impreza KBY 779M, was immediately towed to Buru Buru Police Station and the body taken to Chiromo Mortuary.
Kamukunji DCI chief, Adan Guyo, said detectives took samples from the car for forensic tests to determine how the fire started.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.