In Summary
  • Students of Moi University carried the casket bearing her remains from the hearse.
  • Ivy was hacked to death by her childhood friend at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret.
  • The 25-year-old had just completed doing her practical at the hospital when she was attacked with an axe and a knife.

The funeral of slain Moi University student Ivy Wangechi is currently underway in Othaya, Nyeri County.

Hundreds of mourners who include students and local leaders have gathered for her send off in Mahiga.

Mourners arrived dressed in black attire, with green scarfs around their shoulders.

Students of Moi University, where Ivy was a sixth year medical student, carried the casket bearing her remains from the hearse that ferried her body from Kenyatta University mortuary in Nairobi.

Mourners at Ivy Wangechi funeral

Mourners at the funeral of Ivy Wangechi in Nyeri on April 18, 2019. PHOTO | IRENE MUGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Leaders present include Othaya MP Gichuki Mugambi, Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and and Nyeri Woman Representative Rahab Mukami.

Ivy was hacked to death by her childhood friend at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret.

The 25-year-old had just completed doing her practical at the hospital when she was attacked with an axe and a knife.