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July 11, 2017


Joseph Nkaissery died of a heart attack. The now-deceased Interior Cabinet Secretary died of a spontaneous heart complication.

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Joseph Nkaissery died of a heart attack

Joseph Nkaissery died of a heart attack

The late interior CS Joseph Nkaissery died of a rare heart attack, according to an autopsy report.

The team of pathologists who conducted the post-term at Lee funeral home ruled out any foul play in the late general’s sudden death.

“With the investigations, we have done, we rule out any foul play,” said Dr Bessie Byakika while addressing a press conference last evening.

Byakika said the postmortem conducted yesterday to determine the cause of Nkaissery’s death indicated that he suffered a condition known as Myocardial infarction.

This is also known as spontaneous coronary artery dissection heart attack which is accessioned by the bursting of heart arteries.

The late general died on Saturday night after he collapsed at his home in Karen.

Nkaissery’s wife, who had been admitted to hospital following the husband’s death was also discharged yesterday and was present during the autopsy.Nkaissery will be laid to rest this Saturday, July 15, in his Il Bisil home in Kajiado County.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, July 13, at the Nairobi Baptist Church on Ngong Road.


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