The 2 medical conditions that led to Jeremy Odhiambo’s death
The new revelation refutes claims that the 2 FM presenter took his own life.
Following his death and public battle with depression, people were quick to assume that he took his own life.
However, his brother Nick Ndenda has come out to refute the claims and asked netizens to have a heart and let them mourn their loved one in peace.
Respect the family
“Jeremy DID NOT kill himself. Anyone who actually knew him would know that. He fell ill and unfortunately passed on. We are in mourning. Respect that.” Nick tweeted.
In a post on Facebook, his former employers 2 FM disclosed that prior to his passing, Jeremy had complained of problems with his heart rate and was admitted to hospital on Saturday 30December 2017.
The following day he suffered from acute liver failure and a cardiac arrest and passed on a few hours to the New Year.
“Dear Fam, It is with deep sorrow and a profound sense of loss that we regret to announce the death of the 2FM Drive Show presenter Jeremy Odhiambo, popularly known as Saliva Vic.
Jeremy complained of his heart rate and was rushed to a hospital where he was admitted on Saturday 30th December 2017. He, unfortunately, suffered acute liver failure and a cardiac arrest the following day. He was pronounced dead on Sunday 31st December 2017 at approximately 7:15 pm with just a few hours to the New Year.” Media Stream, the owners of 2FM disclosed.
They went on to describe Jeremy as an outstanding, caring, considerate and cheerful employee.
“We as the Media Stream family are heartbroken by the loss of our colleague and dear friend. Jeremy was an outstanding person who had a lively and cheerful personality. He enjoyed his job as a presenter tremendously and was very dedicated in everything he did. He was a joy to work with. Moreover, he was a caring and considerate individual who was much loved in the office. He will be sorely missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. We pray that we will all find the strength to overcome this tragedy.”
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