Persons Of Interest To Be Grilled In Phase 2 Of Geoffrey Mwathi’s Murder Probe, DCI Says

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is progressing into the second phase of investigations into the death of of 23-year-old Geoffrey Mwathi who reportedly fell to his death at an apartment he was living in.

In a statement, the DCI said several persons of interest will be interrogated and appropriate recommendations made to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP).

The first phase of the probe saw the first cluster of witnesses in the case interviewed, forensic examination of the scene conducted, followed by the retrieval of CCTV footage that captured the deceased’s last moments.

“Several other DCI Forensic experts assisting the Homicide investigators have also collected crucial evidence and the same are being analyzed,” the statement reads in part.

In the February 22 incident, Mwathi who was an interior designer, was captured on CCTV footage falling from the 10th-floor apartment window of the house belonging to DJ Fatxo.

According to reports, Mwathi had been in DJ Faxto’s house after spending the night partying with the popular Mugithi singer alongside his cousin and driver.

CCTV footage from the Redwood apartments shows Mwathi with DJ Fatxo and three unidentified women returning to the DJ’s apartment around 3 am.

According to the police report, there was another man, a relative of the DJ, who arrived at the apartment in a different car.

The DJ was seen on CCTV leaving his apartment with the three women around 4 am, while Mwathi was left in the house with two other men.

“We are in the meantime requesting the public to be patient as we endeavor to establish the circumstances surrounding Jeff’s untimely death,” the DCI said.

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