Mary Atwoli: My Brother's Painful Revelation Minutes Before Death

  • KTN news anchor Mary Kilobi and her husband COTU boss Francis Atwoli. She narrated that her brother called her before he died on October 8, 2019. Facebook
  • KTN news anchor Mary Kilobi, on Saturday, October 19, made an emotional tribute to her late brother Emmanuel Weyusia, who was attacked by thugs on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

    The news anchor narrated that on the fateful night, her brother, who had been shot, rang and told her of the incident.

    "He told me that he could not go out because he feared that the thugs were still around. I told him that I was sending help and I would be there in a few minutes," she told the mourners.

    Emmanuel Weyusia who was shot dead on Wednesday, October 9, 2019
    Emmanuel Weyusia who was shot dead on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    On receiving the sad news, the news anchor called Police Commander Lazurus Obijo, who assured that help was on his way.

    Further, she stated that the police were swift and rushed Weyusia to the hospital.

    "When I got to Juja, I called Weyusia's friend, James. He told me that my brother had stopped talking and started crying," she emotionally narrated.

    Ms Kilobi noted that as soon as she got the hospital, she knew that something was not right.

    "When I got to the hospital and saw James crying, I immediately knew that my brother had died," she told the mourners. 

    The KTN anchor mourned her brother as a courageous man, who died a hero.

    KTN's Mary Kilobi and her husband COTU boss Francis Atwoli. The anchor lost his brother in a gun incident on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
    KTN's Mary Kilobi and her husband COTU boss Francis Atwoli. The anchor lost his brother in a gun incident on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.