Kenyan police are investigating circumstances under which a 36-year-old man died after spending a night at a lodge with his girlfriend on Tuesday night in Rongo town.

The man reportedly died at hospital in unclear circumstances after having quality time at a local lodge with a woman identified as Dona Anyango.

Rongo Police Commander Peter Kirui said the deceased, identified as Collins Odhiambo Ochieng, had spent the night with Ms Anyango before he died.

He said after the man checked in with the woman, he developed breathing complications.
“The woman rushed him to hospital in Rongo where he died while undergoing treatment,” said Mr Kirui.

He added that that Ms Anyango, who reported the matter to the police on Wednesday morning, is still being detained at Rongo Police station to help the police in further investigations.

“The cause of the death could not be established immediately. Police have detained the woman in order to aid in investigations,” Mr Kirui told the press.

The body of the deceased was taken for an autopsy which has not been revealed yet.

The incident left scores of Rongo residents reeling in shock.


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