Police release details into the death of former LinkedIn Africa boss Thogori Chege Karago

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On Tue, 25 Jan, 2022 18:58 | < 1 min read
PHOTO used for illustration purposes. Two National Police Reservist NPR, are accused of shooting and killing a 39-year-old man for resisting arrest.

Police have launched an investigation into the death of Thogori Chege Karago who was found dead in the hotel room of Radisson Hotel in Nairobi's Upper Hill.

The thirty-three-year-old, who was the former LinkedIn Africa boss, was found dead on January 21 in her hotel room by police.

According to the Kilimani Police boss Muturi Mbogo, earlier investigations show that the lady was diabetic, a condition that might have led to her death. He stated that the deceased's body did not have any physical injuries.

“There are indications that she was diabetic, but that is subject to further investigations. For now, we take it to be a natural and sudden death,” he said.

The body was moved to MP Shah hospital morgue.

An online memorial has been formed to celebrate her life. Her friends online have eulogized her as a dedicated person who ensured that the world is a better place.

“Thogori was a powerhouse whose brilliance could not be denied. We remember her hummingbird spirit and her dedication to making the world a better place,” tweeted one of her friends.

“The brightest star in the sky. Your passing through here was not unnoticed. Much respect girl, much respect,” added another.

She was a former Senior Software Engineer and Product Manager and Head of Research and Development for the African Continent at LinkedIn.

Karago was tasked with overseeing LinkedIn growth in the continent creating opportunities for every member of the African workforce.