ELDERLY MAN BURNS TO DEATH IN HIS HOUSE IN OMOKO VILLAGE(VIDEO)

A man aged between 60-70 years was found burnt to death in his house. The cause of the fire is yet to be accertained.

ELDERLY MAN BURNS TO DEATH IN HIS HOUSE IN OMOKO VILLAGE(VIDEO)

An elderly man aged between 60-70 years was found burnt to death in his house in Omoko Village, Monyerero sub location, Matongo location, Monyerero ward, Kitutu Chache North Constituency, Kisii County. The fire is assumed to have started the night before.

House of the deceased

The man is said to have been living alone for many years  since he separated with his wife over marital disagreement. According to the eye witness, he stumbled upon the burning house on his way from cutting grass and raised the alarm, informing the villagers and police officers as well.

Local leaders and police officers from Rioma and Kegogi were at the scene of the crime awaiting the arrival of Kenya Power and Lighting Company(KPLC) officers to accertain whether faulty electricity was the cause of the fire.