‘I’m Running Late’: Last Message Of Man Found Dead At Midrand Restaurant
"I'm running late for dinner arrangements," peruses the last message from David Weru to his folks in the wake of promising them a tasty prepared feast.
The last time the family observed Weru alive was the point at which they dropped him off at the Midrand Gautrain station on Saturday June 13.
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His body was found in a latrine at a café in Midrand on Monday June 15, said police representative Capt Kay Makhubele.
His family is engaging for answers.
Family representative Dr Chomba Chuma said subsequent to knocking off from deal with June 13, Weru educated his folks that he expected to make a speedy stop at Boulders Shopping Center in Midrand.
"He sent his folks a message educating them that he was returning home and would get ready supper around 7pm that night," Chuma told TimesLIVE.
"A couple of moments later, he sent another message to illuminate them that he was running late. That was the last message he sent them. At the point when he didn't appear, his folks began to think about what was happening."
Calls to Weru went unanswered on the Sunday, "so they [family] were considering what was occurring," he said.
Chuma said while it was surprising for Weru to go disconnected, his folks thought about whether he was carrying on like a "common adolescent" and had gone out with companions.
On Monday [June 15] they chose to request help at the police headquarters, said Chuma.
"As they were going to do that, they were called to come ... to distinguish his body," he said.
Makhubele said Weru was seen entering an eatery on June 13 preceding shutting time.
The eatery was shut on Sunday June 14.
"At the point when shut they didn't know that there was someone in a washroom until they opened again on Monday [June 15].
"The body had no noticeable wounds and an examination was opened," Makhubele said.
Chuma depicted the 25-year-old as a functioning part in his locale. Weru had a BCom capability and filled in as a web-based social networking supervisor in Sandton.
"He was excited; he was simply beginning throughout everyday life, attempting to assemble his life as a youngster. He was in any event, anticipating moving out from home and beginning a real existence. He was a functioning individual from the network and the congregation," he said.
Weru was covered at the Waterfall Cemetery on Tuesday this week.
Chuma said the family was crushed, for the most part in view of the conditions encompassing his passing.
"No parent ought to ever get the chance to cover their kids, particularly that youthful and particularly from obscure conditions. It has hit the guardians hard and them as well as the entire Kenyan people group," he said.
"It has hit each and every individual who knew him. In the first part of the day he was fine, he was dropped off by his mother at the Gautrain station to go to work and he stayed away forever home.
"At the point when somebody passes on under those conditions - toward the beginning of the day you converse with the individual and later on they are gone - it is an exceptionally destroying situation."
Chuma said the family trusted that the police were going to treat the examination with most extreme significance.
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