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Forest ranger found dead in Siaya County

Part of a section of Ramogi hill. Isaac Machiegwa, a forest ranger at Ramogi Hill was found dead Wednesday morning. [Isaiah Gwenji]

Residents of Got Ramogi sub-location in Bondo sub-county, Siaya County are in shock following the mysterious death of a forest guard.

The deceased, Isaac Machiegwa, a forest ranger at Ramogi Hill was found dead Wednesday morning.

According to the area assistant chief Mr Joseph Owigo, his body was discovered this morning by passersby.

"We are informed that he left the station at around 4 pm on Tuesday only to be found dead this morning," said Mr Owigo.

The administrator, who confirmed the death of the officer, said his body was discovered a few metres from the forest.

"Police are yet to collect the body as investigations begin into what could have caused the death," added the administrator.