Body of drowned 21 yr fisherman found after fellow fishermen camp overnight in search

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A man recently reminded Kenyans how far one could go for the love of family after he was charged for smuggling daughter from Kenyatta National Hospital using a bag due to outstanding bill that was too high for his resources.

Sadly though a type of unique love led to the demise of young men with aspirations,family and full of life during an adventure ruined by nature

The body of Steve Ochieng’ 21 year old fisherman who drowned during a boat racing competition on Lake Victoria was discovered at about 11:30am at Sindo main beach in Suba South Sub county.

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Fellow fishermen who had launched a search operation at the beach found the body.

The man died alongside his colleague Nicholas Omondi 25, whose body was retrieved on Wednesday evening.

Their vessel sank due to strong waves which hit and overturned the boat.

Senior Assistant Chief of Sindo Sub location Julius Otiato said fishermen and villagers had camped along the lake since Wednesday.

Five other fishermen who were in the company of the deceased at the time of the incident were rescued.

The body has been taken to Kirindo Hospital mortuary.

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