Lack of coroner’s office puts paid to efforts to solve puzzling murders

Office of the Coroner General is tasked with investigating violent, sudden and suspicious deaths. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Among other things, the law provides for the establishment of the Office of the Coroner General, tasked with investigating violent, sudden and suspicious deaths.

  • The office will provide complementary forensic medical science services to police investigations involving dead bodies and scene management.

The implementation of a crucial law meant to help solve mysterious deaths in Kenya has failed to kick off because a key office has not been established.

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