Following an uproar on social media, DJ Fatxo, whose real name is Lawrence Njuguna was forced to come clean on death of his friend.
While speaking in a press conference, the singer dismissed claims that he did not mourn the death of his friend. According to him, he was the first person to reach to the family to break the sad news.
“And then there is this thing going on.. yenye inapita kila mahali eti I did not mourn the death of Jeff. I reached out, I’m the one who actually contacted the family to tell them that Jeff was no more and that I was willing to support them to give their son a decent send-off,” Dj Fatxo said.
DJ Fatxo said that Mwathi’s family was not receptive and that he did not get a quick response. He was forced to request his mother to reach out to the family on his behalf.
“It got to an extent that I realized that I was not getting responses I wanted. I asked my mum to call Jeff family and request them to allow us chip in the burial of their son. There is no way I can lose a friend and fail to mourn them,” he said.
The singer now feel that Mwathi’s mother may not be aware that he was willing to help.
“Maybe the report did not reach Jeff’s mother, but we reached out to the extend that my mother called them.”
The singer further reiterated that he is willing to cooperate with detectives from DCI to unearth the truth behind the demise if Interior designer.
“I also want to assure Kenyans that I am willing to cooperate with DCI.This thing is new to me. Kindly pray for me so that I can emerge victorious.”
The Mugithi Singer also revealed that Mwathi sold shoes and did interior designs for him and that they have known each other for two years.
DJ Fatxo – Geoffrey Mwathi Controversy
DJ Fatxo is a person of interest in the case after the young interior designer fell to his death while visiting the singer.
According to statement recorded at Kasarani Police Station, Mwathi fell from the 12th floor of Redwood Apartments along Thika Road where the DJ lives.
Before the incident, DJ Fatxo had called Geoffrey Mwathi to do the interior decor of his shop. The two met to discuss the specifics of the job. They then hanged out at night clubs.
According to CCTV footage, Geoffrey fell to the ground floor moment after he arrived at DJ Fatxo’s house.