The funeral service for Hellen Kemunto Nyabuto alias Hellen Wendy, who drowned in a swimming pool in Canada while live streaming on Facebook, is currently ongoing in Kisii county.
Hellen Wendy will be buried today October 5, 2022, at her parents' home in Getare-Misesi village, Bomachoge Chache sub-county, Kisii County.
The cortege left Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 8:30 am arriving in her parents' home the same day in the afternoon.
The family funeral service for the deceased is currently ongoing. The deceased is expected to be buried this afternoon.
Hellen Wendy's body repatriated
Hellen Wendy's body arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
Wendy's family had appealed to well-wishers to help repatriate her body to Kenya for burial after she drowned in Canada.
At the time, her father, John Kiyondi Nyabuto expressed that he would find closure from his daughter's unexpected death after her body is repatriated.
What happened to Wendy
Wendy died on August 18, 2022, in Collingwood, Ontario, after diving into the deep end of the swimming pool where she drowned after struggling to stay afloat.
Before the incident, the 24-year-old was exchanging pleasantries with friends through her Facebook page moments after hopping into the pool.
"Hi there, how are you? It's two o'clock here, I have just arrived home from work… I am doing okay, just having some fun," Wendy remarked.
funeral service at her home in Bomachoge Kisii county