Nairobi City County has announced plans to dispose of at least 193 bodies unclaimed bodies lying at the City Mortuary and Mam Lucy Hospital.
In a public notice, acting County Secretary and Head of Public Service Patrick Analo announced that there are 169 bodies unclaimed bodies at the City Mortuary and 24 at Mama Lucy Hospital.
“The following 193 unclaimed bodies are lying at the City Mortuary and at Mama Lucy Hospital from the date of admission awaiting collection. Interested members of the public are asked to identify and collect the below named bodies within 7 days, failure to which the Nairobi City County will seek authority for disposal,” Analo stated.
The cause of death for the persons ranges from “sudden” to suicide to murder, among other causes.
The counties of origin for most of the bodies are marked as unknown.
Here’s the full list of the bodies:-