Family of Kenyan Blogger Who Died After Losing Sh 120,000 Through Betting asks Assistance for Burial

The Collins Kipkorir family, grieving the tragic loss of their beloved blogger, who went missing and was later found deceased, is reaching out to the community for assistance in covering his funeral expenses.

Kipkorir, affectionately known as Cherinyit, disappeared on April 8, causing immense worry among his relatives and friends. Sadly, their fears were confirmed when his lifeless body was discovered at his residence in Majengo.

A close friend of Kipkorir, Oriop Kipsil, disclosed that the deceased had sought help due to distress before his passing. Despite efforts to aid him, Oriop arrived to find Kipkorir already deceased.

The family has announced arrangements for Kipkorir’s burial, slated for April 23, 2024, at his ancestral home in Chepkurbet Village, Kapsoit Ward. To assist with funeral costs, a fundraising event is planned for April 21, 2024, at the Chepkurbet residence.

To streamline the fundraising process, a WhatsApp group has been formed to rally support from the online community. Contributors are encouraged to donate via M-Pesa to Nicholas Sieleg’s number, 0115420411.

It was revealed that Kipkorir had incurred losses amounting to KSh 120,000 in a betting game called Aviator prior to his demise. His nephew, Aron Kosgey, shared that Kipkorir had aimed to amplify his winnings but was met with disappointment.