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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,27TH JULY 2018-He hit the headlines earlier in the year when he actively mounted up a campaign asking well wishers to support him financially undergo treatment in India.
Denies Omondi has died while receiving treatment at the Kenyatta National hospital
.The 32 years old journalist lost his life to cancer at 3pm on Friday slightly over two months after he returned from India where he had gone to seek treatment.
While at Kenyatta hospital the West Media journalist underwent several sessions of chemotherapy which left him weak and bedridden.
His wife Nancy Mwanza confirmed his demise amid sobs and heartbroken spirit .
Another journalist who works with catholic owned Radio Waumini..Dancan Maiche who comes from the same area as Denies in Busia County and who has been close to the late Denies and throughout his illness told WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE that it was a big blow to his family considering he had a young family. ” Nihuzuni mkubwa sana kwamba tumepoteza Denies,itakuwa ngumu kuziba pengo alilowacha.It is such a big blow we lost him it will be difficult to fill the gap he has left .)” he said.
His body lies at Kenyatta National hospital mortuary as family begins funeral arrangement.
He leaves behind wife Nancy and two children.