LGBTQ Activist Edwin Chiloba Found Dead, Body Stuffed In Metallic Box

LGBTQ+ Activist Edwin Ciloba is dead. His body which was stuffed in a metallic box has been found along the Kipkenyo-Kaptinga Road in Uasin Gishu County by police.

Chiloba’s body has been seen by boda operators who nformed police of a suspicious-looking vehicle that had dumped the metallic box.

Late Edwin Chiloba/Image: Curtesy

However, the vehicle’s license plates had been obscured according to eyewitnesses.

Police on arriving at the scene opened the box only to discover Chiloba’s lifeless  and decomposing body, dressed in women’s clothing.

The body has been moved to the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital pending postmortem to establish the exact cause of the demise.

Police officers have launched investigations into the brutal killing, as Kenyan LGBTQ community mourn the activist.  

In 2022, Chiloba survived an attack by unknown assailants who roughed him up in public leaving him with serious injuries on the face. 

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