The police are particularly concerned regarding the death of the fashion-forward young designer as well as LGBTQ campaigner Edwin Chiloba.
The body of an individual has been identified by police as that discovered in a metal container on the Kipkenyo-Kaptinga Road in Uasin Gishu County as LGBTQ+activist Edwin Chiloba.
A body belonging to Edwin Chiloba, a young fashion designer and the LGBTQ campaigner, was discovered lying on the roadside close to Eldoret. Eldoret as well as the Kenyan Police are currently looking into his death.
He was a Mr. Chiloba was well-known on the streets of Eldoret Town for frequently wearing women’s clothes and posting photos in his social media profiles.
The final Instagram post, which was published on the 29th of December 2022, said that he would expand his business in fashion and work with reputable companies in 2023.
What was the Cause of Death for Edwin Chiloba?
There is no motive behind the killing as per an official from the police who was quoted in the Star newspaper.
Rights groups are active in Kenya in Kenya, where gay sex is not allowed they do link it to his sexual orientation. Based on one estimation nearly half of the country’s LGBTQ group has experienced abused.
The rights group galck+ tweeted that they could not even articulate what they felt like as a collective at the time.
As the Kenyan LGBTQ group mourns the loss of a prominent activist the police have launched an investigation into the brutal killing. Chiloba is widely praised on social media for being an extraordinary person and famous fashion designer.
LGBTQ Activist Was Found Murdered In Uasin Gishu
Chiloba announced in the last week on Instagram that he will advocate for the marginalized and shared his personal experience of the stigma of marginalization.
The body was found on Wednesday. One witness claimed that he saw someone leave an empty metal box at along the roadway driving that had no license plate. After being alerted, the police investigated the box and found the body.
When the police descended on the bag, they found the body of a man that was disintegrating, dressed in female clothes. The body was transported to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital for a postmortem examination in order to determine the cause of his death.
In the last few months, Edwin Chiloba was attacked.
Unidentified attackers targeted the victim. Chiloba four months ago According the Nairobi News, but he was able to survive.
In the course of the incident, those who were averse to the LGBTQ life style attacked and beat him. Photos taken through Nairobi News following the incident reveal that he was injured and had a massive lip cut and blood dripping down from his face. The face was swollen and scraped, while his clothing was ripped and filthy.
Biubwa Biubwa, an Instagram user, shared how they attempted to contact the user to learn what happened. However, he stated that he would contact them once the time was right for his reply.
Just four months after, they brutally killed his body in the most disgusting of ways. According to a post posted on the Instagram account Biubwa the heart of his victim is broken.
According to Biubwa’s account the deceased soldiered bravely in defense of his rights. His death was a huge loss to the majority of his supporters.