PHOTOS: Sharon Otieno was Strangled, Raped and Stabbed


An autopsy conducted by chief government pathologist Dr. Johansen Oduor has revealed details of the gruesome manner in which Sharon Otieno was murdered.

The autopsy showed that Sharon was stabbed 3 times on the neck, 4 times on her back and once on the left side of her stomach.

A stab from the back to the front killed the seven-month foetus she was carrying.

Other than the stab wounds, Sharon had strangulation marks on her neck. She also had numerous bruises on other parts of her body, a sign that she struggled with the killers.

There were acid burns on the skin of her backside.

Four used condoms were recovered from the scene of crime, an indication that the victim may have been raped.

DNA samples were collected for further analysis.

Updated on 21st September

The case continues to have more twists and turns after it emerged that the car which ferried Sharon and her killers to Kodera forest belongs to an aide of Obado’s wife.

She was questioned by the DCI but details are yet to be spilled onto public domain.

Results from the DNA test indicated that Governor Obado is the father of the late Sharon’s unborn baby.

The governor has been arrested and may be arraigned in court on Monday 23rd September to answer to charges of murder.

Saturday 22nd September

Obado suffers another blow as EACC freezes his local and international bank accounts in connection with graft amounting to Ksh. 2.5 billion.

Obado is said to have collapsed in Gigiri police station and has been rushed to hospital.

Monday 24th September

Obado is charged with murder, which he denies. Bail hearing to take place on Tuesday at 2pm.

Tuesday 25th September

Okoth Obado to spend two more nights in police cells pending ruling on his bail application will be made on Thursday.

Thursday 27th September

Obado to remain in remand at the Industrial Area Prison until October 8 after court declines his application for bail.

Wednesday 24th October
Okoth Obado was today granted bail of Ksh. 5 million. However, the second and third accused persons were not granted bail and will remain behind bars

We were able to obtain photos of the victim at the scene of crime and they are extremely graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.


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