Grace Mukami Njuguna, a Kenyatta University student who died on Friday 19th September 2013 night is suspected to have committed suicide. Grace who is known to her friends as ‘Roxy’ is said to have been out drinking with friends on the fateful night. Roxy and friends were drinking late in the night at the The Locust Bar .
She, together with her friends were having whiskey at The Locust Bar on Friday night when she allegedly had a disagreement with them. According to a friend who was with the deceased at the bar shortly before she died, ‘Roxy jumped off from a footbridge along Thika road and a car ran her over. Thats how she died.’
Family and friends were having meetings from Tuesday 23rd September 2014 in preparation for Roxy’s burial at Tumaini House 5th floor Behind Kencom House next to Uchumi House from 5:00 pm.
Roxy’s body was laid to rest at their home in Kevote, Embu on Saturday 27th September 2014 shortly after 3:00pm.
Here are Messages from Roxy’s friends and colleagues:
@tukei_ : “Today they lay Roxy to rest.A journey that shouldn’t have taken that path. Rest in Peace @Roxy254. Hope you’re in a better place”
Stella Baiby Mumbi: “We will forever miss you…you were a little sister to me, i remember the times during my visits when Dee would scold you for being naughty and i would protect you and she always insisted she was shaping you…oh how time flew and you grew up to a fine lady…even then though we never met as an adult i always wished you the very best…i miss u dear one and now that you are gone may you rest in eternal peace till we meet again…fare thee well sleeping beauty.”
Faith Mutuku: “A beautiful soul, full of love and faith, ascended to heaven, away from us, but closer to God, leaving loneliness, sadness with immense heartache to all who knew and loved her. I break up with the entire family and friends. RIP Mukami.”
@JeffMaina: “I think @Roxy254 committed suicide out of either Anger or disappointment. @Shiru_E. The two ladies she were with know better.”
Grace committed suicide on the same day she traveled to Nairobi to continue with her studies.