UPDATE: Tanzanian activist's body was bound, gagged, beaten
The new information is part of a report from eyewitnesses, who were at Mjomba's house when his body, which had already started to decompose, was discovered July 30, Identity Kenya says. Mjomba was last seen July 27, and reports are that from July 28 until his body was found, no one had been able to reach him, even by phone.
Mjomba was buried Aug 1 in Dar es Salaam. Cause of death has not yet been established, but a full autopsy and police report are expected Aug 3. There have been no arrests in connection with his death.
Mjomba was a founding member of Stay Awake Network Activities (SANA), a sexual-health education organization for men who have sex with men (MSM). Fellow activists and friends remember Mjomba as hard-working, diligent and honest, saying his death is a loss to the fledgling queer community in Tanzania.
Identity Kenya says Tanzanian media have not covered Mjomba's death.