Esther Moraa

No PhotoName: Esther Moraa.
Died: August 2, 2010.
Age at death: 4 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bokimweri, Nyamache District, Kenya.
Disability: Albinism.

Details:
Esther’s father convinced her mother to kill her because she had been born with albinism. Her mother suffocated her, then dumped her body in the river.

Perpetrator: Sara Kemunto Nyabuto (Mother), sentenced to one year in prison. Esther’s father fled and was not arrested.

Source:
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