Following multiple media reports claiming that one of Capital FM's in-house DJs, DJ Lithium, committed suicide by consuming poison at the station's Nairobi offices. Capital FM has finally come out to confirm how he died.
According to a report on capitalfm.co.ke, Alex Murimi Nderi, known as DJ Lithium died on Wednesday at Nairobi Hospital after collapsing in the office and being rushed on an emergency basis.
Lithium's family was informed of the incident and arrived at the hospital shortly after, where they were thoroughly briefed, according to the station's administration.
Medics at the hospital attempted everything they could to save his life, but he died.
The circumstances behind Alex's death are a family matter that has been taken up by appropriate authorities, according to the station's management, who urged employees and the public to respect the family's privacy.
“Alex was a great addition to the larger Capital FM team, encompassing great talent as a dj, producer and possessed an interesting ”right wing” sense of humour,” Danny Munyi, Capital FM’s Programmes Director said.
“To honour him we will celebrate him for the passion he had for this company, his direct breakfast team, his fellow mixxmasters and cherish the moments we shared with him.”
“At this difficult time, we kindly ask you to respect the family’s privacy as we all grieve Alex’s loss,” the company said.
Alex has been a Producer and DJ at Capital FM for the past eight years.
Just as Capital FM's staff and management send their condolences to the family. We too at Kelebrity send our condolences to the family he left behind.
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