He was among the 8 men shot dead by police in Mukuru kwa Reuben slums around Industrial Area, Nairobi. He was a student at Bridgit Star High School at the time of his death. According to a postmortem report reference number 571/2016, his cause of death was head and chest injuries due to gunshot wounds. The deceased left lung was perforated, his skull had several fractures with brain spillage. He had an entry wound at the left frontal scalp and exit at the right palatal scalp, and entry wound at the right mid-back and another exist gunshot wound.