Edwin Chiloba: 7 Heartbreaking Photos from LGBTQ+ Model’s Burial Ceremony
- Edwin Chiloba was killed by his friend and lover Jackton Odhiambo, with whom he spent most of his dreams and experiences
- Friends and family gathered at Chiloba's father today home at Seregoit in Elgeyo Marakvet County to give it a proper dispatch
- TUKO.co.ke showed seven emotional photographs showing how the burial event went from start to finish
Edwin Chiloba is buried today in his father's home city in Seregoit, in Elgeyo Marakvet County, a few days after his body was found decomposing in a metal box.
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A Kenyan gay activist was killed by his friend and lover-husband Jackton Odiambo, who confessed his actions, citing Chiloba cheating on him.
Previously TUKO.co.ke it was reported that emotions were high when Chiloba's casket came out of the morgue where friends and family gathered to pay their last respects.
The staff at the morgue helped the family carry their relatives' box with some, being overwhelmed with emotions, one could see them holding tight to avoid falling.
TUKO.co.ke contains seven emotional and heartbreaking photos showing how the late model's dispatch has declined.
1. Edwin Chiloba was a man of the people
His friends and family bragged about the hot weather to give LGBTQ models the hypocritical dispatch he deserved.
While the seats were filled to the brim, some people decided to sit on the grass to make sure they sat through the entire ceremony to the end.
2. Chiloba Box
He was buried in a brown box that had gold handles on the side to help buddies carry his box easily.
On top of the coffin was his virus photo with a contagious smile that gave people the last memory of him.
3. Broken family members
Some members of his family couldn't stand seeing Chiloba in the casket and they broke while crying uncontrollably.
From videos seen TUKO.co.ke, the family also held a prayer together for the soul of their loved one, who was killed by his best friend and lover.
4. Remembering memories
Members of his family who attended to collect his casket from the morgue could be seen in deep thoughts as if they were recalling moments they shared with the deceased.
Some could be seen looking at his photos in a frame or holding his cheeks, but lost in his own imagination.
5. Flight attendant services
Chiloba's family helped the morgue staff at MTRH carry the casket inside the morgue.
Dressed in blue overalls, head hats, white gloves and masks, they joined the family of the deceased to make sure the casket was well placed in Nissan, who came to transport the family to Chiloba's final resting place.
6. Edwin Chiloba's last trip
Nissan, which carried a Chiloba casket, was decorated with white roses in front of the car's windshield and other flowers on top of the license plate.
This was contrary to tradition, when people used red ribbons to mark the burial ceremony, as his family went for flowers that were mainly used for weddings.
6. The last farewell
When it's time to lower his body inside the grave, his friends and family while Singing gospel pisnude walk towaRDS grave to say goodbye.