Police probe mysterious death of man in lodging while with lover

Police in Rongo, Migori County are investigating an incident where a 30-year-old man died after developing complications in a lodging while with girlfriend.

Rongo town resident were on Wednesday surprised with sad news of a man who reportedly died after spending the night of Tuesday with his girlfriend in a lodging in Rongo Town.

According to Rongo sub-county Police Commander Kibet Kirui, who identified the deceased as Collins Odhiambo Ochieng’ developed complications on Tuesday night and could not manage to breath well and was rushed to Rongo Hospital.

“According to the man’s girlfriend at around 2:00am the man developed some complication on breathing and she escorted him to the hospital,” Kirui said.

The officer said that the man’s girlfriend reported the incident at around 4.30am on Wednesday morning.

“The woman told police that she went to the man that night where they booked the said room before he fell ill. He died while undergoing treatment at Rongo Hospital,” said Kirui.

The Rongo police boss Kirui said they are doing investigations on the matter so that they can establish the cause of the man’s death.

The body of the deceased was taken to Rosewood Mortuary in Rongo town awaiting postmortem.

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