LGBTQ Activist Edwin Kiprotich kiptoo alias Chiloba died of blockage of the mouth and the nose which caused him to lack oxygen.
Chief government pathologist Dr Johansen Oduor said he died of smothering which is the shortage of the oxygen.
Dr Oduor said he foubd that the body was dicomposed but during the exercise they discovered pieces of clothes and socks stuffed in the mouth.
Dr Oduor said they found three pairs stuffed in mouth of the deceased.
He said at the time of death the deceaed was not getting enough oxygen in his brain which was swollen
Some injuries were also found in the mouth
Oduor spoke at the Moi Referral Hospital after an exercise that took more than three hours
He was with CEO of the hospital Dr Wilson Aruasa.
Dr Oduor said they had taken samples from the body for further testing at the government chemist’s.
They require counselling because they are going through difficult time following the death of Chiloba