A United States Marine Officer who died in Nairobi will be flown back to the United States despite being born of Kenyan parents.
Kennedy Otieno Okumu died at the Mama Lucy Hospital in Nairobi succumbing to gunshot wounds. His body was transferred back to Dallas, TX where he will be laid to rest as per his wishes. The circumstances of his death are unclear, though sources speculate he was shot by armed robbers.
Okumu, who studied at Usenge High School then Kenya Polytechnic before emigrating to the United States.
He joined the United States Marine Corps United States Marine Corps at San Diego, California where he successfully completed Basic Combat Training before transferring to Florida where he again successfully completed his Advanced Initial Training as an Aviation Mechanic.