Maseno University Student Found Dead In His Room
An 18- year -old first year Maseno University student has been found dead in his room.
Victor Odek who is pursuing a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics was found unresponsive this morning by his roommate.
Victor’s elder sister Vanesa Odek told Ghetto Radio News that the late has been diagnosed with diabetes last week.
“My brother was newly diagnosed with diabetes about two weeks ago and on Wednesday this week he started complaining of joint pains, headache and fever which was presumed to be malaria,” said Vanesa.
She further stated that after receiving the information, she sent him money for buying malaria drugs.
“He called me that he is not well and I sent him sh.200 for buying Malaria drugs, “she added.
His roommate Calvins stated that Victor was unable to sit for his exams since he was not well.
“He even missed his exams as I used to leave him in the room as I go for my exams. Yesterday his condition worsened which forced me to call his parents. When his sister came, we tried to wake him up as he was sleeping upside down and he never responded,” narrated Calvins.
On the other hand Maseno University Administration has urged the students to always seek medical attention when they are unwell.
Maseno university student leader also stated that this not a first case as last week Maseno University had also lost a first year student.
He also advised student to follow the laid down Covid- 19 regulations as that the only way to save lives.
The body has been removed and taken to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Mortuary.
Story By Jacob Oluoch