Missing Kenyan Mother and Daughter Selling food in Finland Found Dead

On Thursday, February 9, the bodies of Catherine Anyango and her daughter Michelle were discovered inside their van in the resort town’s main parking lot.Police in Tahko, Finland have started looking into the unsolved deaths of a mother and daughter from Kenya.

In Nilsi, where they ran a samosa stand, Catherine, 43, and her daughter Michelle, who police claim is in her twenties, had gone to work, but they later disappeared, according to local media.
However, it is reported that they may have passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning after retiring to their van in Tahko’s subzero weather.

Catherine and Michele courtesy Nation

The two ran a food cart business that specialized in “ethnic” foods like samosas. Additionally, traveled about peddling their distinctive cuisine.

On the other hand, The family is asking for help returning the bodies home for burial.

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“The deceased Catherine and Mitchell were last seen alive at 04.00 of Saturday morning doing their daily selling of food in their truck. Apparently after closing the business, it’s suspected that they decided to take a nap in the track based on the position they were found in sleeping side by side,” the WhatsApp message read in part.
“After the autopsy, it’s been discovered that the cause of death is inhaling carbon monoxide in their sleep leading to luck of oxygen. So it’s possible that they used charcoal to cook or something that produce carbon monoxide because the track had carbon monoxide. The police have allowed for funeral arrangements and collection of the bodies ASAP,” they added.


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