Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti

 

 

Age: 21

 

Summary: one of Tanzania's conjoined twins who were joined from the navel downwards and shared organs like the liver and lungs, had two hearts and separate heads and arms, whose parents died while they were still infants and were raised by the Catholic charity Maria Consolata, which had adopted and named them but who were against the idea of being surgically separated and said in an interview with the BBC last year that after they had completed their university education, they wanted to become teachers.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart and respiratory complications

 

Born: 1996

 

Died: June 2, 2018

 

Location: Iringa, Tanzania