Martha Karua's niece killed in tragic accident

Political heavyweight Martha Karua has been thrown into mourning following the loss of a close family member.

Marcia Mwangi

Marcia and 4 of her friends were coming from Daystar Star of Excellence Awards ceremony (SOEA) when the accident happened along Mombasa Road. One of Marcia's companions Arnold Mutisya succumbed to injuries while Maureen Kogi, Stephen Musyoki, Derrick Mills and Marcia Wawira were rushed to Shalom Hospital for first emergency treatment before getting transferred to Nairobi West Hospital.

Stephen and Maureen were released after treatment as they had minor injuries but  Derrick and Marcia had to stay longer for further treatment. Sadly, Marcia tragically succumbed to her injuries.

Martha Karua sent out this tweet breaking the sad news “Marcia Wawira Mwangi my beloved niece succumbed today to injuries from a road accident .She will 4ever live in our hearts #RIPMarcia.”

According to Daystar University’s publication called Involvement, “Marcia’s knee had been hurt badly and so the doctors decided to do a surgery on the knee. After the surgery, she couldn’t wake up.  She was then taken to the ICU where she was under oxygen support but unfortunately, she couldn’t make it.”

Following her tragic passing, people have streamed to social media to mourn her and are sending out the following messages:

_tim42: Free spirit freed in spirit, don't even know the girl but I know those who hurt by her loss. By their pain, this one must've been loved and worth all that and more love. May she ride the stars and be at eternal bliss, one that we're all bound to follow as is.

Tiffafrica: Rest in peace Marcia, may God give u eternal happiness wherever you are.

geoffrey_kamau_githua: RIP marcia, God loved you more

C H E B E T‏ @chebet_korir: Losing young people is one of the most hurtful things in life, To my schoolmates may you find peace in eternity #RIPMarcia #RIPArnold

Mariemuhiu: I can't believe my last words to you were actually "Goodbye Marcia." Still can't believe this #RIPMarcia

Steph Iguanya‏ @StephanieIguan1: Life can be so cruel taking away good people. My heart goes out her family. May her soul rest in peace. #RIPMarcia

Cherono: If the people we love are stolen from us, the only way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. RIP WAWIRA MWANGI.#RipMarcia

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