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Postmortem Report Reveals How Meru Blogger ‘Snipper’ Was Murdered



The late Meru blogger Daniel Muthiani, popularly known as Sniper.

A postmortem examination done on the body of the murdered Meru Blogger Daniel Muthiani, popularly known as Sniper has revealed that he died  after being strangled on the neck.

Government pathologist Johansen Oduor conducted the examination on Friday at the Marimanti Level 4 hospital Mortuary in Tharaka Nithi, Meru County.

According to the pathologist, Sniper had marks on his neck and he exhibited signs of a person who had lacked oxygen.

Also, he had fractured ribs and showed injuries on his head which suggested that he was strangled and before being thrown into a river.

He however says they took DNA samples to confirm he is the one since his body had already decomposed.


He adds that there were no defence injuries and thus raising questions on whether he was subdued to a level where he could not defend himself.  The pathologist confirmed that Sniper’s body parts were intact.

Family members said the postmortem was done in a satisfying manner and appealed to security agencies to arrest culprits for justice to be served.

Sniper disappeared on December 2, and his body was discovered on December 16, 2023.

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