Henry Mokoshoni

Photo: Two hands, one adult and dark-brown, one child-size and albino, laid across one another on a mound of dirt.
Harry’s twin brother Harrison lays his hand on Harry’s grave.

Name: Henry Mokoshoni; also called “Hari” or “Harry Mockshon”.
Died: February 26, 2016.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: Mpakati, Machinga District, Malawi.
Disability: Albinism.

Details:
When Henry’s uncle took him from his mother’s house, that was the last time he was seen alive. It’s unknown how Henry died because only his head was ever found.

He leaves behind a twin brother named Harrison, who also has albinism, and a mother and stepfather who still mourn his death.

Case status:
Elias Chatha (Uncle), charged with murder.

Source:
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