In Summary
  • Preliminary post-mortem has indicated that she died of mild pneumonia.

  • Patricia's younger sister, Anita Miswa, told Nation that her sister had not indicated to either family or friends that she was sick.

  • She said she had spoken to her sister on New Year’s eve and she didn’t sense any changes with her.

Kenyans living in the US turned up in large numbers Saturday to raise money to ship home the body of a Kenyan college student who died in Minneapolis more than a week ago.

Patricia Anyango Ouma Miswa was found dead on January 4, 2018 in her hostel room in Mankato, Minnesota, in unclear circumstances, less than a year after leaving Kenya to pursue a master’s degree in creative writing at the University of Mankato, in Minnesota.

Preliminary post-mortem has indicated that she died of mild pneumonia.

Late last week, her family in Kenya sent out a passionate appeal to well-wishers to assist in mobilising resources to the send her remains back to Kiti in Nakuru for burial.

SPOKEN WITH SISTER

Patricia's younger sister, Anita Miswa, told Nation that her sister had not indicated to either family or friends that she was sick.

She said she had spoken to her sister on New Year’s eve and she didn’t sense any changes with her.

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