A Kenyan woman died under unclear circumstances in Dubai after reportedly leaving her house at 3am on Wednesday last week to meet someone, The Star reports.
The body of the 22-year-old Suzan Makena was found in the sea that Wednesday morning, which was coincidentally her birthday.
Friends and family members are coming to terms with the death of Makena who left the country five months ago.
Makena left Kenya in April to work in a Dubai hotel.
Her family and friends learned of her death from her roommates after the police confirmed to the family last Friday that Makena’s body had been picked as that of an unknown person.
“On Wednesday (last week), she had little rest with roommates but because it was her birthday, she was going to meet someone later. But her phone went off later,” a close family member told The Star.
“Her sister, who lives in Dubai, reported the matter to agencies. Unluckily, Friday rumours spread that a woman’s body had been found at the beach.”
Since then, the family and friends in Kenya have been told contradicting stories surrounding the death.
The former college student left her job at local Kenyan Hotel as a waiter before heading to Dubai.
The friends have started a hashtag #bringbackMakena and a fundraising to bring her remains home.
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