“Caroline had handed herself to police moments before her body was discovered. Together with her brother she went to police as instructed by them. Moments later she was found dead.”
Kangogo was found dead on 16 July at her parents’ compound in Elgeyo, Marakwet county. The case attracted widespread media coverage in the country.
But does the photo show her moments before she died? We checked.
Photo of gender commission chair in Samburu
The photo was posted on 5 July after the commission rescued a 12-year-old girl who had been gang-raped in Samburu county.
According to the post, the photo shows commission chair Dr Joyce Mutinda with security officers and other officials in Samburu.
“The Commission today facilitated the rescue and evacuation of a 12-year-old girl who was gang raped by two men in Loosuk Division, in Samburu county,” the post reads.
“Chairperson Dr. Joyce Mutinda led by Samburu central sub-county police commander Alex Rotich and a contingent of police officers; sought the consent of the girl’s guardians through the area assistant chief.”
The photo is unrelated to Kangogo, and was taken in Samburu county.
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