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Edwin Chiloba Fashion Designer & LGBTQ Activist Found Dead Stuffed in a Box Thrown on Roadside

A passing driver saw the metal box being thrown from a car with no plates

TB Obwoge
3 min readJan 6, 2023


Thursday, 5 January 2023

By: TB Obwoge

Edwin was born in Elgeyo Marakwet, at a young age this man lost his mother, than years later his father. He always had a flare for fashion and went out to live in his truth and made gender non-binary clothing. According to some news outlets he was “brutally murdered!”

NOTE TRIGGER WARNING: Sadly photos of his dead body are posted all over social media, with many being on TikTok.

Authors Photo of Instagram account of Edwin

LGBTQ activist and fashion model Edwin was found dead and his body stuffed inside a metal box in the Mogombet area of Kapsabet in Uasin Gishu County. Edwin was one of our most active followers who shared his thoughts in almost all of our updates on our social media pages.

The news of his death was first brought into the limelight two days ago by Chamgei fm through their Facebook page where they shared a photo of police officers carrying chiloba inside some wrappers according to the media house, Chiloba was murdered and his body stuffed inside a metal box before his killers dropped his body at Simat Kapseret the same day in the afternoon by car with a concealed number plate.

Source: Plug Media

Photo from His Instagram Account
Tweet Posted from his Twitter Account

Though he spent most of his school years hopping from one teacher or relatives home to another, he had a strong determination that saw him score a clean B- after the fourth form.



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