Nairobi, 01 March, 2021 / 6:00 pm (ACI Africa).
The Rector of the Nairobi-based National Major Seminary has described the seminarian who was found dead in unclear circumstances at an estate as “a very good student” who never “did anything to show he wasn’t committed to (Priestly) formation” while at the Seminary.
According to Fr. John Lelei, the Rector of St. Thomas Aquinas National Major Seminary in Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese, Seminarian Kelvin Kipkoech had completed a bulk of his Priestly formation studies and was just a year shy of his Diaconate ordination.
The body of Seminarian Kelvin as well as that of a woman and her eight-year-old son were on Tuesday, February 23 found inside the woman’s house at Government quarters along Nairobi’s Jogoo road.
Kenyan media reported that the bodies of the mother and son were found lying on the floor of her bedroom while holding rosaries while Kelvin’s remains were found inside the toilet with his hands and legs tied.
Postmortem results released February 27 revealed that Charity Cherop, 34, and her son, Allan Kipng’etich suffered suffocation and that the two could have been dead for over 24 hours before their bodies were discovered.