USC Upstate professor Calvin Odhiambo talks to WYFF about his uncle killed in Kenyan mall massacre

September 24, 2013 at 9:52 am

An Upstate professor is dealing with the loss of a family member while thousands of miles away from his homeland.

Calvin Odhiambo, a sociology professor at the University of South Carolina Upstate, learned early Sunday morning that his uncle had been killed during a hostage standoff at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Odhiambo, who was born and raised in Kenya, talked to WYFF about his uncle, Huran Oyieke.

Watch his story.