A family from Mpeketoni cannot fathom the loss that has befallen them following a confirmation of what they dreaded most.
The 20-year-old first year engineering student was reported missing on Saturday at approximately 20:00 hrs.
The University and fellow comrades identified the student as Timothy Mwirigi.
His classmates raised an alarm regarding his disappearance on Tuesday which prompted a search to be conducted in the university and its environs.
Posts doing rounds on social media groups read:
In case you come across this Technical University of Mombasa student, contact the number 07… he has been lost for days.
His lifeless body was found in Mkomani Beach, Nyali on Wednesday.
The police are yet to confirm whether Timothy died as a result of committing suicide or murder.
This is set to be known come Friday when a postmortem examination will be conducted on Timothy’s body.
His body is preserved at the Coast Provincial General Hospital mortuary.