A beautiful lady from Kenya committed suicide in Austria early this month. She lived in Vienna and was suffering from depression. She had informed her close friends that she planned to end her life.
The 35-year-old lady was identified as Lucy Atieno Harter. She threw herself in front of an oncoming train on the railway line at the Bahnhof Atzgersdoftrain station on 5th July.
Lucy Atieno who died as a result of depression is set to be cremated. Her brother James Auka said that a friend and police in Austria informed the family that she wanted to take her life after her business had gone under and she was under too much pressure from her family to send money back home.
This frustration of being dead broke in a foreign land and over demanding relatives drove hér to her death. “She told the friend and the police that her life had become unbearable after her business went down and thus made impossible for her to carter for her needs and those of her relatives who kept putting her under pressure to send money back home,” he said.Auka told journalists that the folks have decided to have her body cremated in Austria.
The ashes would then be shipped to Kenya for a funeral at their ancestral home in Seme, Kisumu County.“The family deliberated for long and decided to cremate her in Vienna Austria to cut on costs.
As you are aware shipping a corpse to Kenya is very expensive, ” said Auka, the family spokesmanShe was frustrated because her family in Kenya kept on requesting her for money, yet she was dead broke in a foreign land.
Atieno’s brother, Auka, who is also the family spokesperson, said that the family decided to cremate his sister’s body at Wien Bestatting Funeral Home and Crematorium in Vienna after her untimely death.
They will then fly in the ashes of the beautiful lady from Kenya and bury them at their home in Seme Reru, Kisumu, next week.Atieno was a fan of this page.
May God comfort her friends and family. Let’s stop putting unreasonable pressure on our relatives, many people are suffering silently in the hands of relatives.