The woman was washing her clothes outside her house when she suddenly fell down and collapsed– Her six-year-old son started screaming and calling on neighbours when he noticed his mother had fallen– Neighbours rushed to the scene and took her to one of the houses but was confirmed dead by a medic who had been called to attend to her
Residents of Mlolongo estate in Machakos county, Kenya, are reeling in shock after one of them collapsed and died mysteriously while washing clothes.
According to witnesses, the woman’s six-year-old son started screaming and calling on neighbours when he noticed that his mother had fallen down on Friday, July 17.
Health workers in protective gears carrying the woman’s body form the estate. Photo: Screenshot from Standard Video Source: UGC
In a video by the Standard, the woman had started washing her clothes when she suddenly fell down and collapsed.
Neighbours rushed to the scene when they heard her son screaming for help only to find the woman’s lying down.
“She had just taken breakfast before she took her dirty linen outside to do some laundry when she fell.
“Her son started screaming and a neighbour went to help. She took him inside the house and called a doctor who confirmed that she had passed on,” a neighbour narrated.
Residents followed the medics carrying the body while screaming and wailing. Photo: Screenshot from Standard Video Source: UGC
In the video, residents could be seen wailing and screaming as the body was carried away by health workers dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE).
Notably, cases of people collapsing before they die on the spot have gone high with people suspecting they may have been suffering from the dreaded coronavirus unknowingly.
collapsed and died outside his gate under unclear circumstances.
According to his employees, Keige had taken lunch when he decided to go for a walk but he collapsed outside his house and died on the spot.