Widow: Mary Lunyamila
Son: Prosper (3)
Daughter: Prisca (Baby)
Surprised at night on October 22, 2013, while guarding his church, youth leader Elia Lunyamila Meshack was killed with machetes by unidentified gunmen, and others in the group were wounded. They were at the Gilgal Christian Worship Center, in Mwanza, for an overnight service, when the attack occurred.
The members of Gilgal Church described Elia as a good man and said his death has caused great sadness. Church leader, Bishop Eliabu Sentozi said this attack wasn’t for robbery, as nothing was taken. The police are investigating, but the men responsible have not been located.
Elia’s widow, Mary Lunyamila and family (a son Prosper who is 3 years old and a baby girl Prisca) are devastated by this. Open Doors has visited them, for encouragement, and is requesting that you send cards and letters of consolation and comfort to this family. Kindly use Mary & Prosper’s names on them.