Shakahola death toll hits 242 after one more body recovered

Shakahola Cult

Bodies exhumed at Shakahola Forest in Kilifi County are loaded into a police van in this past photo.

Photo credit: Kevin Odit I Nation Media Group

One body was recovered and one rescued from forest land linked to Shakahola cult leader Paul Mackenzie on Monday.

Coast Regional boss Rhoda Onyancha confirmed that the death toll now stands at 242 after exhumation and recoveries.

Ms Onyancha said one male adult was rescued on Monday bringing the total rescues to 93.