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Senator Linturi’s Brother Dies


  • Meru Senator Mithika Linturi and family are mourning the death of their brother, Charles Kinyua Linturi. 

    Linturi announced that his brother passed away on Tuesday, November 17. 

    According to the family, the deceased was admitted to a hospital in Nairobi County. 

    They, however, did not reveal the cause of his death. 

    A photo of Meru Senator Mithika Linturi gesturing during a past press address at Parliament Buildings.
    Meru Senator Mithika Linturi gestures during a press address at Parliament Buildings in 2018

    “It is with deep regret that I announce the passing on of my brother Charles Kinyua Linturi. Charles passed on while undergoing treatment at Avenue Park hospital, Nairobi. 

    “As a family, this news has devastated us. On behalf of the Linturi family, we ask for your prayers during this very difficult period,” the Senator stated. 

    He added that the family would communicate the funeral and burial service arrangements. 

    A number of his followers and close friends eulogised the deceased recalling some of the fondest moments they shared together. 

    The family buried their father, Peter Linturi, in September 2019 in Igembe South in Meru where a funeral service was held before the deceased was laid to rest at his rural home.

    Deputy President William Ruto, Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi, his Tharaka Nithi counterpart Muthomi Njuki, Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka attended the burial alongside several MPs. 

    Deputy President William Ruto (left) consoles Meru Senator Mithika Linturi (right) at the funeral service of the latter’s dad in September 2019.

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