A family in Kasuna village, Kochieng location in Nyando of Kisumu County was hit by a double tragedy after a mother collapsed and died on learning his son was hacked to death by unknown assailants.
The woman who was being rushed to hospital after suffering shock related ailment succumbed on the way throwing the family into utter confusion and mourning.
The family of Walter Ouma Owino, an electrical contractor, were forced into mourning two of their loved ones after goons raided their home last Sunday and brutally murdered Felix Odipo Owino (26) in cold blood.
Word spread like bushfire soon after the daring attack on the family located just behind Rabuor sub-county hospital along the Kisumu-Nairobi road and neighbours near Obusu River on the border of Kisumu East and Nyando sub-counties.
The family spokesman, Churchil Otieno Anyango and Mr. Owino told KNA that the late Odipo was a second year student at Kisumu Polytechnic where he was pursuing Human Resource Management until his mutilated body was found in the house.
The mother, Juliet Akinyi Ouma Owino, 54, a businesswoman at Ahero market returned home at around 6.30pm only to be met with the shocking reality of her son’s death and this is suspected to have triggered her collapse, the duo explained.
Owino was at pains to point out that his wife was pronounced dead on arrival at Rabuor sub-county hospital where she had been rushed for treatment by close relatives.
Source: Kenya News Agency