Here are some photos of Mariam Kighenda and her daughter Amanda’s final trip.

The pair died after their car sank into the Indian Ocean and took divers 13 days to retrieve their bodies. According to the autopsy reports, they both died of asphyxiation – the state or process of being deprived of oxygen, which can result in unconsciousness or death; suffocation.


Sonko rescue team transported the bodies from Jocham mortuary in Mombasa to their final resting place.

The Nairobi governor shared photos of the bodies and family members before departing for Salama on facebook.

TO THE WIDOWER, MR JOHN WAMBUA AND THE YOUNG SON, ALVIN, WE ARE TOGETHER BROTHER DURING THIS DIFFICULT MOMENT. 

I KNOW THIS IS THE MOMENT YOU ARE REALLY FEELING THE PAIN BUT TUKO PAMOJA,’ READ SONKO’S MESSAGE TO MARIAM’S HUSBAND.