A sombre mood engulfed the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) mortuary in Eldoret town on Thursday as the body of slain Moi University School of Medicine final year student Ivy Wangeci was being transported to her rural home ahead of burial. 

Friends and family of the late Ivy outside MTRH mortuary. [Source/Elvanis Ronoh]

Family members, fellow students and school of medicine fraternity converged at the facility to witness the body of the student who had expected to graduate this year transported.

Some of the School of Medicine students who were in the procession of the body carrying the late Ivy. [Source/Elvanis Ronoh] 

The body has been lying at the mortuary following a Tuesday incident whereby her alleged lover, Naftali Kinuthia, hacked her to death. 

A hearse carrying the body of the late Ivy. [Source/Elvanis Ronoh] 

Moi University School of Medicine Dean of Students Dr Lukoye Atwoli who led the procession from the MTRH morgue called on students to remain calm as investigations into the incident continue. 

Moi University School of Medicine Dean of Students Dr Lukoye Atwoli who led the procession from the MTRH morgue. [Source/Elvanis Ronoh]

The body of Ivy is expected to be transported to her parents home in Thika for burial.

Burial arrangements are underway and the family is yet to announce the burial date.

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