Kenyan Rights campaigner found dead

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NAIROBI, Kenya

A Kenyan human rights activist who went missing last Wednesday has been found dead, Police has confirmed.

Caroline Mwatha worked with a community group looking into allegations that police in the capital have perpetrated atrocities, including extra-judicial killings.

BBC correspondent Ferdinand Omondi said that Ms Mwatha’s body is at the City Mortuary in Nairobi

Authorities, relatives and friends had been searching the city’s hospitals and morgues over the past few days hoping to find her.

A vigil was also held for Ms Mwatha in Nairobi yesterday.