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A man in Bomet kills his father, 74, after domestic row

Residents of Kiptulwa in Bomet East constituency woke up on Friday morning with disturbing news.

An old man of 74 years was found dead and its believed that his son of 35 years was involved following a domestic quarrel.

The victim, a guard at a local secondary school died after being hit with a metal bar on Thursday night.



According to the local chief, the old man and his son fought at around 2300hrs.

"The deceased collapsed after being hit with a metal bar in the neck," said Mr Paul Langat, the Kapkimolwo Locational Chief.

Mr Langat said the victim sustained internal injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival at Longisa County Referral Hospital. 

The suspect surrendered to the chief and was arrested and handed over to Longisa Police Station.

Shockingly, family members revealed that the victim had also killed his father in the 1970s.

"It is a matter that the family needs to sit down, discuss and find a lasting solution so as to avoid a recurrence," said Mr Langat.

The man’s body was moved to Longisa County Referral Hospital mortuary

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