The man identified as muriumeler was believed to have died after he had disappeared for long and later a decomposing body found near their homestead resembling him found.
It was then when the family arranged for his final send off, only for him to resurface during his burial.
According to the residents, Muriumeler was long gone from the village and they thought he was dead.
'Kumbe hajekufa' I almost ran when I saw him we thought he was dead ,''One of the shocked residents said.
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Muriumeler told his brother that he was very sorry that he went for long without any communication.
He said he was in Chepareria town doing business, and he went home immediately he heard that they were mourning his death from one of his villagemates in town.
The police took the mistaken body to the mortuary as the wait for his kin.
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