Family calls for justice after the lifeless body of their 4-year old son is found dumped in a garbage pit.
The family of a 4-year-old boy has been left distraught after the lifeless body of their child was found dumped in a garbage pit filled with water four days after he went missing.
The mother had made a social media request for assistance, saying that her son her son encountered a painful death after being tortured.
As a result, the family had called the appropriate authorities to conduct in-depth inquiries to determine the precise details of what had happened.
The mother disclosed in a statement that her lone child vanished on December 20 at approximately 4 p.m.
She reported her child missing to the closest police station as soon as she heard about it, and ever then, she and her loved ones have been looking for her son.
“I am so stressed, if you met with him on the road please inform me. If you have my boy please return him to me, I will appreciate it,” she appealed in a statement initially.
After days of agony and searching for the 4-year-old, the mother received horrifying news of her son’s sudden demise.
He was found floating in the garbage pit.
His mother identified him through the clothes he was wearing since his face had been disfigured.
In a statement, the mother revealed that the news had left her heartbroken and wondering why anyone would cause such cruelty to an innocent child.
The child’s body has since been taken to the mortuary ahead of an autopsy and burial.
“You have died a painful death, my son. You have left us too early, may those who did this be held culpable,” she wrote.
The mother revealed that the family requires Ksh15,000 for the autopsy to be conducted and to make funeral arrangements. She, therefore, appealed for help from well-wishers.
The mother suspected that her son may have been strangled before his body was dumped at the site based on the marks on his neck.