Popular sports commentator Sean Cardovillis is dead.
He was found dead outside his house in Westlands, Nairobi
Police said Cardovillis’ body was found Saturday, September 9 morning outside his house along Rhapta Road, Westlands where he lived alone.
the area leading to his house on the fourth floor of an apartment, police and witnesses said.
It is not clear if he was leaving for work or had died Friday night, police said.
Witnesses said the cleaner raised the alarm and an ambulance arrived there. Police too visited the scene.
The medics declared him dead at the scene. They carried away his body to the mortuary.
Police said they are yet to know the cause of his death. An autopsy is planned on the body to establish the cause of the death as part of the probe.
Sean’s medical condition was last made public in February 2022 when his family shared a notice online appealing for financial help.
At the time, he had been admitted to HDU after developing lung complications.
“Sean has been hospitalized for a while now. The chest pains he had been experiencing for a while turned into pneumonia and one of his lungs collapsed, he also had an infection around his heart,” the notice from the family read in part
Cardovillis was a sports enthusiast and worked at the Capital FM.
Staff at the station said he was supposed to be at work on Saturday afternoon.
He was scheduled to interview multiple world and Olympic champion and triple world record holder Faith Kipyegon.
He had a passion for motocross. He had in June 2023 returned to Capital FM after 18 years.