In Summary
  • An autopsy by a government pathologist showed that Mr Okombe died due to internal bleeding after he was stabbed four times.
  • The report showed the player had four wounds in the chest, head, back and cheek.
  • The rugby star will be buried at his home in Emasatsi Village in Khwisero, Kakamega County.

The High Court in Nakuru has released two suspects charged with the murder of international rugby player Mike Okombe on bond.

Justice Maureen Odero Tuesday released Mr Calvin Okoth and Ms Maryanne Mumbi on a Sh300,000 bond each with surety.

The two denied the charges of killing Mr Michael Shitindo Okombe on November 4 at a house in Olive Inn in Kiamunyi in the outskirts of Nakuru Town where they were attending a birthday party.

The bond application made by Mr Kamau Chomba, the lawyer representing Ms Mumbi – Mr Okombe’s girlfriend – was allowed after the prosecution failed to challenge the suspects’ release.

“Having there been no objection by the prosecution on the bond terms, the court directs that the accused persons be released on Sh300,000 bond each,” ruled Justice Odero.

AUTOPSY

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